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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Sails or Shipping c.1815-18

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
?Sails or Shipping circa 1815–18
Turner Bequest CXLI 6
Pencil on white wove paper, 88 x 114 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘6’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXLI 6’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a very slight sketch, hard to read but probably including a sail.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Sails or Shipping c.1815–18 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2011, 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-sails-or-shipping-r1131647, accessed 23 January 2022.