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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Barges c.1805-9

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 19 Recto:
Barges circa 1805–9
Turner Bequest XCIX 16
Pencil and watercolour on off-white wove paper, 115 x 190 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘16’ top right
Stamped in black ‘XCIX 16’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
As in folio 18 of the sketchbook (D06382; Turner Bequest XCIX 15), for which see note for its several coloured sketches, Turner indicates the colours of barges and this time of their flags.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Barges c.1805–9 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-barges-r1130576, accessed 01 December 2021.