National Gallery, London, various dates to at least 1904 (419).
Eight Centuries of Landscape and Natural History in European Water-colour 1180–1920, Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, London, April 1958 (‘Bay’ nos.84–6).
Turner Watercolors from The British Museum: A Loan Exhibition Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, September–October 1963, Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, Texas, November 1963, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, December 1963–January 1964, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, January–March 1964, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, March–April 1964, Brooklyn Museum, New York, May 1964 National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, June–July 1964 (23).
[Display of Watercolours from the Turner Bequest], Tate Gallery, London, [?]–?March 1965 (no catalogue, Shields).
Watercolours by J.M.W. Turner (1778 [sic]–1851): Lent by the Trustees of the British Museum, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, January–March 1971 (13).
Turner and Watercolour: An Exhibition of Watercolours Lent from the Turner Bequest at the British Museum, Arts Council tour, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry, April 1974, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, May 1974, Castle Museum, Norwich, June 1974, City Art Gallery, Leeds, June–July 1974, City Art Gallery, Bristol, July–August 1974, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, August–September 1974 (19, reproduced).
Turner 1775–1851, Royal Academy, London, November 1974–March 1975 (241).
Turner in the British Museum: Drawings and Watercolours, Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, London, May 1975–February 1976 (89).
English Landscape 1630–1850: Drawing, Prints & Books from the Paul Mellon Collection, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, April–July 1977 (142).
Turner at the Bankside Gallery: Drawings & Water-colours of British River Scenes from the British Museum, Bankside Gallery, London, November–December 1980 (52).
Turner and the Sublime, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, November 1980–January 1981, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, February–April 1981, British Museum, London, May–September 1981 (nos. 73, 86).
The Picturesque Tour in Northumberland and Durham, c.1720–1830, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, April–May 1982 (128).
Watercolours from the Turner Bequest, Tate Gallery, London, April–October 1987 (no catalogue).
Turner and the Human Figure: Studies of Contemporary Life, Tate Gallery, London, April–July 1989 (44).
Turner: The Fourth Decade: Watercolours 1820–1830, Tate Gallery, London, January–May 1991 (12).
Turner, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, March–June 1996, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, June–September 1996 (55, reproduced in colour p.30).
Turner and the Scientists, Tate Gallery, London, March–June 1998 (81, reproduced in colour (fig.96)).
A Picture of Britain, Tate Britain, London, June–September 2005.
J.M.W. Turner, National Gallery of Art, Washington, October 2007–January 2008, Dallas Museum of Art, February–May 2008, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June–September 2008 (69, reproduced in colour).