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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Men-of-War and Shipping off Portsmouth 1807

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Recto:
Men-of-War and Shipping off Portsmouth 1807
D06521
Turner Bequest C 4
Pen and ink on off-white wove paper, 118 x 187 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘4’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘C 4’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Beneath the sketch of shipping are two sketches of the Round Tower and fortifications around
the naval base at Portsmouth.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Men-of-War and Shipping off Portsmouth 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-men-of-war-and-shipping-off-portsmouth-r1139042, accessed 14 June 2024.