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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Briton Ferry: A Boat on the Foreshore with a Cottage Beyond 1795

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Recto:
Briton Ferry: A Boat on the Foreshore with a Cottage Beyond 1795
D00567
Turner Bequest XXVI 15
Pencil on white wove paper, 203 x 264 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXVI 15’ bottom left, descending vertically
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally. An unfinished watercolour based on it is Tate D00704 (Turner Bequest XXVIII S); a commission from ‘Dr Mathew’ is noted on the verso.
Verso:
Inscribed ‘Dr Mathew | 2’; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Briton Ferry: A Boat on the Foreshore with a Cottage Beyond 1795 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-briton-ferry-a-boat-on-the-foreshore-with-a-cottage-beyond-r1140894, accessed 25 November 2020.