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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Beach c.1830

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Beach c.1830
Turner Bequest CCLXIII 112
Watercolour on white wove paper, 306 x 487 mm
Watermark ‘CAnsell 1828’
Stamped in black ‘CCLXIII – 112’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction.
Pencil notes ‘AB [...] P | O’, ‘CCLXIII . 112’. Stamped in black with Turner Bequest monogram and ‘CCLXIII – 112’.

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Beach c.1830 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-beach-r1182789, accessed 06 December 2021.