Joseph Mallord William Turner

Yachts under Sail off Norris 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
D20680
Turner Bequest CCXXVI 52 a

Catalogue entry

Yachts are shown here manoeuvring in the Solent; the view continues on folio 55 recto opposite (D20681; Turner Bequest CCXXVI 52b), and the coast shown on the present page is to the south-east beyond Norris Castle, towards Ryde and the eastern end of the Isle of Wight.
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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