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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Fisherman and Fishing Boats at Gravesend c.1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Verso:
Fisherman and Fishing Boats at Gravesend circa 1805
D05419
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 44
Pencil on cream laid paper, 118 x 185 mm
Inscribed by Turner in ink ‘Gravesend’ lower centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘44’ top right, inverted
Stamped in black ‘LXXXVII 44’ top right, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is one of several Gravesend subjects in this book, which are inscribed with references to the location inscribed here; see also folios 25 verso and 26 verso (D05415, D05417; Turner Bequest LXXXVII 40, 42).

David Blayney Brown
January 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Fisherman and Fishing Boats at Gravesend c.1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 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-fisherman-and-fishing-boats-at-gravesend-r1139199, accessed 26 August 2019.