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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Fishing Boats off the Coast ?of Dieppe 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 232 Recto:
Fishing Boats off the Coast ?of Dieppe 1824
D19992
Turner Bequest CCXVI 225
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Watermark ‘[smith &] allnut | [18]22’
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘225’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–225’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This swiftly rendered sketch shows three fishing boats, most likely sailing off the coast of Dieppe. The mast and rigging from Turner’s study of two vessels on the folio opposite is visible (Tate D19991; Turner Bequest CCXVI 224a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Fishing Boats off the Coast ?of Dieppe 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-fishing-boats-off-the-coast-of-dieppe-r1174787, accessed 15 July 2020.