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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?A Mast and a Bow 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Recto:
?A Mast and a Bow 1805
Turner Bequest LXXXIX 10
Pencil and black chalk on white wove paper, 114 x 184 mm
Inscribed in by John Ruskin red ink ‘10’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXXIX 10’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These sketches are very slight and hard to read. At top left, in pencil, is what appears to be a mast. The black chalk sketch near centre may be of a mast and bow.

David Blayney Brown
March 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?A Mast and a Bow 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2006, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-mast-and-a-bow-r1139252, accessed 21 June 2024.