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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Fishing Smacks at Sea 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Recto:
Fishing Smacks at Sea 1802
Turner Bequest LXXI 69
Pen and brown ink with smudges of brown wash on wove paper prepared with a grey wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 69’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 69 of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 23.
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘869’ bottom left, and by a later hand in pencil ‘LXXI p 69 | Sch 328’ top left

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Fishing Smacks at Sea 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2003, 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-fishing-smacks-at-sea-r1133769, accessed 05 December 2021.