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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Ship in Full Sail 1796

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 29 Recto:
A Ship in Full Sail 1796
D00758
Turner Bequest XXX 28
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 126 mm
Watermark ‘1794 | WHATMAN’
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘28’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXX 28’ bottom right
Compare the study of the Bowsprit and Stem of a Sailing Boat on folio 27 recto (D00755; Turner Bequest XXX 26).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
May 2011

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Ship in Full Sail 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-ship-in-full-sail-r1149710, accessed 20 October 2020.