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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Diagrams and Measurements of a Boat (Inscriptions by Turner) 1806-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Back Cover:
Diagrams and Measurements of a Boat (Inscriptions by Turner) 1806–8
D40602
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 115 x 190 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘4274 .... | 23 Sept 1807’, inverted
Inscribed by the Executors of the Turner Bequest (see Introduction)
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For drawings for a boat in this sketchbook, presumably Turner’s own, see note to folio 88 verso (D06508; Turner Bequest XCIX 84a). Here, drawn inverted, is a view of the starboard hull.

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Diagrams and Measurements of a Boat (Inscriptions by Turner) 1806–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2009, 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-diagrams-and-measurements-of-a-boat-inscriptions-by-turner-r1130709, accessed 27 January 2022.