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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Three-Master, with Rowing Boats 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Verso:
A Three-Master, with Rowing Boats 1798
D01699
Turner Bequest XLII 24
Pencil, pen and ink and gouache on buff laid paper, 174 x 125 mm
Watermark ‘5’ (indistinct)
Stamped in black ‘XLII – 24’ bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Compare the studies of ships with rowing boats in the contemporary Cyfarthfa sketchbook, including Tate D01657–D01659 (Turner Bequest XLI 26, 26a, 278); also the studies in this book of shipping at Bristol, on folios 13 verso–14 recto and 14 verso–15 recto (D01701–D01704; Turner Bequest XLII 26–27, 28–29).

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Three-Master, with Rowing Boats 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-three-master-with-rowing-boats-r1173895, accessed 04 December 2021.