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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Beach with Fishing Boats and Figures, with a Man-of-War in the Distance c.1801-2

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Recto:
A Beach with Fishing Boats and Figures, with a Man-of-War in the Distance c.1801–2
D03984
Turner Bequest LXVII 8
Pencil and ink on white wove paper prepared with a grey-blue wash, 118 x 182 mm
Partial watermark ‘& Wise | 99’
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘8’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXVII 8’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 7 verso opposite (D03983), under which the subject is discussed.
Verso:
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Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Beach with Fishing Boats and Figures, with a Man-of-War in the Distance c.1801–2 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-beach-with-fishing-boats-and-figures-with-a-man-of-war-in-r1178288, accessed 25 August 2019.