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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping at the Bend of a River with Wooded Banks 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 80 Recto:
Shipping at the Bend of a River with Wooded Banks 1798
D01594
Turner Bequest XL 78
Pencil on white wove paper, 135 x 95 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘78’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘XL – 78’ top left, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this drawing continues on folio 79 verso opposite (D01593; Turner Bequest XL 77a), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Shipping at the Bend of a River with Wooded Banks 1798 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 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-shipping-at-the-bend-of-a-river-with-wooded-banks-r1173833, accessed 12 December 2019.