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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sailing Vessels 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Recto:
Sailing Vessels 1808
Turner Bequest CVII 23
Pen and ink on white wove paper, 109 x 186 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘23’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CVII 23’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Similar vessels are drawn on folio 24 of the sketchbook (D07281).

David Blayney Brown
October 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Sailing Vessels 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2010, 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-sailing-vessels-r1135940, accessed 20 June 2024.