Joseph Mallord William Turner

Yachts under Sail and Moored Boats

1827

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 192 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20703
Turner Bequest CCXXVI 67

Catalogue entry

The drawing, limited to a narrow strip at the outer edge, was made with the page turned vertically, and shows yachts under sail and moored craft in close proximity. 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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