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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Fishermen around a Boat on a Beach c.1826-40

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
?Fishermen around a Boat on a Beach c.1826–40
Turner Bequest CCLX 94
Gouache and watercolour on blue wove paper, 140 x 190 mm
Inscribed in red ink ‘94’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLX 94’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The very slight forms here apparently include figures who may be fishermen, gathered around a boat beached or at the water’s edge. For other examples, see the Introduction.
Blank; inscribed in pencil ‘D24930’ bottom left; inscribed in pencil ‘CCLX 94’ bottom centre.
There is a border of white paper or tape, indicating that the sheet was formerly mounted.

Matthew Imms
December 2015

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?Fishermen around a Boat on a Beach c.1826–40 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-fishermen-around-a-boat-on-a-beach-r1182582, accessed 13 April 2024.