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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Margate Harbour from the Sea 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 41 Recto:
Margate Harbour from the Sea 1796–7
D01200
Turner Bequest XXXVII 83
Pencil, watercolour and gouache on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 83’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the composition continues across folio 40 verso opposite (D01199; Turner Bequest XXXVII 82), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Margate Harbour from the Sea 1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2012, 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-margate-harbour-from-the-sea-r1149890, accessed 01 December 2020.