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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Sailing Vessel on a Calm Sea: Moonlight 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 32 Verso:
A Sailing Vessel on a Calm Sea: Moonlight 1796–7
D01183
Turner Bequest XXXVII 66
Pencil with black and white chalks and grey wash on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 66’ bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The composition continues across folio 33 recto opposite (D01184; Turner Bequest XXXVII 67).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Sailing Vessel on a Calm Sea: Moonlight 1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2012, 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-vessel-on-a-calm-sea-moonlight-r1149873, accessed 24 September 2021.