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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Harbour from the Sea 1839

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Verso:
A Harbour from the Sea 1839
D28539
Turner Bequest CCXCI 1 a
Pencil on cream laid writing paper, 100 x 156 mm
Watermarked with French imperial eagle
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These rough and swiftly rendered jottings probably depict the same walled harbour seen in Tate D41216 and Tate D28538; Turner Bequest CCXCI 1.
Technical notes:
The leather loop on the inside front cover has stained the sheet.

Alice Rylance-Watson
August 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘A Harbour from the Sea 1839 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-harbour-from-the-sea-r1150822, accessed 17 January 2022.