J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Waves Breaking on Shore with a Sailing Vessel on the Horizon 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 25 Verso:
Waves Breaking on Shore with a Sailing Vessel on the Horizon 1802
D04211
Turner Bequest LXXI 18a
Pencil and white chalk on wove paper prepared with a reddish brown wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 18a’ bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 18 verso of this sketchbook, this since been bound as folio 25 verso. The subject continues across folio 26 recto (D04212). Bold marks in chalk represent breaking waves and foam.

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Waves Breaking on Shore with a Sailing Vessel on the Horizon 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2003, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-waves-breaking-on-shore-with-a-sailing-vessel-on-the-horizon-r1133772, accessed 03 May 2016.