Joseph Mallord William Turner

Yachts off Cowes Castle

1827

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 x 192 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20627
Turner Bequest CCXXVI 19 a

Catalogue entry

The viewpoint is the mouth of the River Medina, looking north-west along the shore to Cowes Castle (see under folio 72 verso; D20708; Turner Bequest CCXXVI 69a). For more on studies in this sketchbook relating to the regatta events at Cowes from late July 1827 onwards, see the Introduction.

Matthew Imms
November 2015

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