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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Fishermen Hauling a Boat through Surf on a Windlass 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Fishermen Hauling a Boat through Surf on a Windlass 1796–7
D00888
Turner Bequest XXXIII Q
Pencil, watercolour and gouache on coarse buff laid paper, 194 x 269 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left
Stamped in black ‘XXXIII – Q’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Like other marine works in this subsection (see the Introduction), this was perhaps drawn at Margate.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed in later hands ‘10’ and ‘15’ (compare verso of Tate D00887; Turner Bequest XXXIII P), and stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Fishermen Hauling a Boat through Surf on a Windlass 1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-fishermen-hauling-a-boat-through-surf-on-a-windlass-r1149796, accessed 27 May 2019.