Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Boats Moored off the Shore, with Distant Hills 1799
Turner Bequest XLVI 39a
Pencil on white wove paper prepared with a pale blue-grey ground, 79 x 130 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.116 XLVI 39a (as ‘On the coast’ c.1799).
The setting of this scene, drawn with the page turned vertically, is as yet unidentified.
How to cite
Andrew Wilton, ‘Boats Moored off the Shore, with Distant Hills 1799 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-boats-moored-off-the-shore-with-distant-hills-r1179910, accessed 05 June 2020.