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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Boat Riding a Wave, with a Figure on the Beach c.1799-1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 50 Recto:
A Boat Riding a Wave, with a Figure on the Beach c.1799–1802
D04999
Turner Bequest LXXXI 97
Ink on blue laid paper, 436 x 271 mm
Watermarks ‘1794’ and ‘VI’
Inscribed in red ink by John Ruskin ‘97’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXXI–97’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 49 verso opposite (D04998; Turner Bequest LXXXI 96), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Boat Riding a Wave, with a Figure on the Beach c.1799–1802 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-boat-riding-a-wave-with-a-figure-on-the-beach-r1178203, accessed 06 June 2020.