The Treatment of Water, British Museum, London, February 1937 (no catalogue but numbered 3).
Display of Watercolours from the Turner Bequest, Tate Gallery, London, January 1953–April 1959 (no catalogue but numbered II:18).
Eight Centuries of Landscape and Natural History in European Water-colour 1180 – 1920, Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, London, April 1958 (46).
Turner Watercolors from The British Museum: A Loan Exhibition Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, September–October 1963, Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, Texas, November 1963, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, December 1963–January 1964, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, January–March 1964, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, March–April 1964, Brooklyn Museum, New York, May 1964, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, June–July 1964 (77).
Turner: Imagination and Reality, Museum of Modern Art, New York, March–May/June 1966 (93).
Turner and the Sublime, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, November 1980–January 1981, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, February–April 1981, British Museum, London, May–September 1981 (69, reproduced).
Turner and the Channel: Themes and Variations c.1845, Tate Gallery, London, October–December 1987 (13).
Turner: The Final Years: Watercolours 1840–1851, Tate Gallery, London, February–May 1993 (53, reproduced).
Turner, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, March–June 1996, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, June–September 1966 (97, reproduced).
Turner: Reflections of Sea and Light: Paintings and Watercolors by J.M.W. Turner from Tate, Baltimore Museum of Art, February–May 2002 (no catalogue).
J.M.W. Turner, National Gallery of Art, Washington, October 2007–January 2008, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, February–May 2008, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June–September 2008 (142, reproduced).
Turner and the Sea, National Maritime Museum, London, November 2013–April 2014, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, May–September 2014 (112, reproduced).