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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping off the Tower c.1825

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 65 Verso:
Shipping off the Tower circa 1825
Turner Bequest CV 57a
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this subject continues on folio 66 (D07066; Turner Bequest CV 58). Compare the double-page spread on the recto and folio 64 verso (D07064–D07063; Turner Bequest CV 56a). See Introduction to the sketchbook for plans in the mid 1820s for a series of London subjects, including the Custom House and the Tower.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Shipping off the Tower c.1825 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 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-shipping-off-the-tower-r1134597, accessed 15 January 2021.