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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Sailing Boat 1796

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 59 Recto:
A Sailing Boat 1796
D00798
Turner Bequest XXX 58
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 126 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘58’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXX 58’ bottom right
The art collector J.P. Heseltine1 identified the boat in this slight study as a Margate Hoy.

Andrew Wilton
May 2011

1
MS note in a copy of Finberg 1909, Tate Britain Prints and Drawings Room.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Sailing Boat 1796 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2011, 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-sailing-boat-r1149748, accessed 23 May 2022.