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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Moored Boats at Koblenz 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 139 Recto:
Moored Boats at Koblenz 1824
Turner Bequest CCXVI 137
Pencil on white wove paper, 78 x 118 mm
Watermark ‘[smith &] allnut | [18]22’
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘137’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–137’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Here Turner makes a fairly detailed but nonetheless ultimately undeveloped drawing of moored riverboats on the Moselle or Rhine at Koblenz (see also Tate D19822–D19823; Turner Bequest CCXVI 136–136 a).

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Moored Boats at Koblenz 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-moored-boats-at-koblenz-r1174615, accessed 04 December 2021.