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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner A Two-Masted Sailing Ship Seen from the Shore c.1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Two-Masted Sailing Ship Seen from the Shore c.1798
D00895
Turner Bequest XXXIII X
Watercolour on white wove paper, 99 x 143 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXXIII X’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This little sheet, which has much in common both stylistically and in terms of palette with a view probably showing the Kent coast (Tate D00701, Turner Bequest XXVIII P), may have been painted at much the same time and place, at or near Margate.
Technical notes:
The subject is painted within an unmarked white border, approximately 3 mm wide, on the left and right sides and at the bottom.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Two-Masted Sailing Ship Seen from the Shore c.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-two-masted-sailing-ship-seen-from-the-shore-r1174953, accessed 28 September 2021.