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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Boats Sailing ?in Holland 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Boats Sailing ?in Holland 1835
Turner Bequest CCCXXI 6
Pencil on off-white laid paper, 95 x 153 mm
Inscribed in red ink by Ruskin ‘6’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXXI–6’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner has rendered two rough sketches of boats sailing on a windy day, possibly on Holland’s North Sea coast near Goeree (see Tate D32452; Turner Bequest CCCXXI 5).

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2016

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Boats Sailing ?in Holland 1835 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2016, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-boats-sailing-in-holland-r1187274, accessed 26 January 2022.