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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Party in a Rowing Boat and a Yacht Passing Moored Shipping, Probably at Cowes; a Study of a Rowing Boat 1827

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 73 Verso:
A Party in a Rowing Boat and a Yacht Passing Moored Shipping, Probably at Cowes; a Study of a Rowing Boat 1827
D18131
Turner Bequest CCVII 73a
Pencil on white wove paper, 100 x 74 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the page turned vertically, at the top appears to be a single busy sketch of a yacht and a heavily laden rowing boat with moored vessels beyond. Below is a quick sketch looking down into the interior of a smaller rowing boat. For more on studies in this sketchbook relating to the regatta events at Cowes from late July 1827 onwards, see the sketchbook Introduction.

Matthew Imms
December 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘A Party in a Rowing Boat and a Yacht Passing Moored Shipping, Probably at Cowes; a Study of a Rowing Boat 1827 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-party-in-a-rowing-boat-and-a-yacht-passing-moored-shipping-r1183619, accessed 19 January 2022.