Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Beached Fishing Boats, with a Distant Headland 1801
Turner Bequest LII 12a
Pencil and gouache on coarse blue laid paper, 143 x 111 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.131 LII 12a (as ‘Fishing boats on coast’ c.1801).
The subject is continued on folio 13 recto opposite (D02412
How to cite
Andrew Wilton, ‘Beached Fishing Boats, with a Distant Headland 1801 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-beached-fishing-boats-with-a-distant-headland-r1178747, accessed 23 January 2022.