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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant Ships 1807

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Verso:
Distant Ships 1807
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 118 x 187 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Not noticed or described by Finberg, these slight pencil marks extend the view on folio 17 (D06535), presumably drawn off Portsmouth or Spithead.

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Distant Ships 1807 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2006, 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-distant-ships-r1139056, accessed 13 June 2024.