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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Figures on a River Bank with a Moored Barge c.1799-1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 105 Recto:
Figures on a River Bank with a Moored Barge c.1799–1802
D04121
Turner Bequest LXIX 106
Black and white chalks on blue laid paper, 135 x 210 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘106’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXIX-106’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this sketch may have been made at the same time as that on folio 5 verso (D03999).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Figures on a River Bank with a Moored Barge c.1799–1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-figures-on-a-river-bank-with-a-moored-barge-r1178000, accessed 13 November 2019.