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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Calais Harbour, with Sailing Vessel 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Recto:
Calais Harbour, with Sailing Vessel 1802
D04198
Turner Bequest LXXI 6
Pencil on wove paper prepared with a grey wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 6’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 6 in this book, this has since been bound as folio 7. The subject now appears inverted. The skyline of Calais, including the church of Notre Dame and the Tour de Guet, is visible beyond the harbour.
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David Blayney Brown
April 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Calais Harbour, with Sailing Vessel 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2003, 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-calais-harbour-with-sailing-vessel-r1133753, accessed 24 May 2022.