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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Figures and a Barge 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Verso:
?Figures and a Barge 1809
Turner Bequest CXIII 23a
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 83 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Blue’, ‘Red ylo’ top left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This very slight sketch fills only the top of the leaf. The title is only a guess.

David Blayney Brown
July 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Figures and a Barge 1809 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 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-figures-and-a-barge-r1135845, accessed 19 August 2019.