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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Fishing Smacks 1807

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
Fishing Smacks 1807
D06533
Turner Bequest C 15
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 118 x 187 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘15’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘C 15’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A slight sketch, presumably made off Portsmouth or at Spithead.

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Fishing Smacks 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-r1139055, accessed 24 June 2024.