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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Fishing Smacks off the Coast 1807

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Recto:
Fishing Smacks off the Coast 1807
D06528
Turner Bequest C 10
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 118 x 187 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ‘10’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘C 10’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Presumably sketched off Portsmouth or at Spithead. The subject is briefly extended on folio 10 verso (D40606).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Fishing Smacks off the Coast 1807 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 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-fishing-smacks-off-the-coast-r1139050, accessed 13 June 2024.