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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Boats Sailing c.1829-30

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 59 Recto:
Boats Sailing c.1829–30
Turner Bequest CCXLI 59
Pencil on gilt-edged white wove paper, 113 x 89 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Do[...] for [?o...] at top
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘59’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCXLI – 59’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These boats were perhaps seen off Margate, the subject of other drawings here (see the sketchbook’s Introduction).

Matthew Imms
May 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Boats Sailing c.1829–30 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-boats-sailing-r1148424, accessed 09 December 2021.