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

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

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 26 Recto:
Waves Breaking on Shore with a Sailing Vessel on the Horizon 1802
D04212
Turner Bequest LXXI 19
Pencil and white chalk on wove paper prepared with a reddish brown wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 19’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 19 of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 26. The drawing is a continuation of that on folio 25 verso (D04211).

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, 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-r1133773, accessed 28 August 2014.