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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping at Sea c.1799-1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 125 Recto:
Shipping at Sea c.1799–1802
D04143
Turner Bequest LXIX 126
Ink, wash and gouache on blue laid paper, 135 x 210 mm
Watermark: Strasburg lily (trimmed)
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘126’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXIX-126’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this is one of a sequence of shipping compositions.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Shipping at Sea c.1799–1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-shipping-at-sea-r1178023, accessed 27 January 2022.