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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Three-Master Firing a Gun: Twilight, with a Crescent Moon and a Second Ship in the Distance 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 118 Verso:
A Three-Master Firing a Gun: Twilight, with a Crescent Moon and a Second Ship in the Distance 1799
D02173
Turner Bequest XLVI 118a
Ink, wash, watercolour and scraping-out on white wove paper, 79 x 130 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For further shipping subjects in this book, see folios 114 recto and 115 verso (D02164, D02167).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Three-Master Firing a Gun: Twilight, with a Crescent Moon and a Second Ship in the Distance 1799 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-three-master-firing-a-gun-twilight-with-a-crescent-moon-r1180032, accessed 30 October 2020.