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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shipping c.1835-40

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
Shipping c.1835–40
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX a 2
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 111 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ bottom right
Stamped in black ink ‘CCLXXIX (a) – 2’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The slight studies of shipping featured here are typical of much of this sketchbook’s contents. For more information, see the sketchbook Introduction.
Technical notes:
The glue used to fasten the inside front cover of the sketchbook to the binding boards has stained this page.

John Chu
February 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Shipping c.1835–40 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-shipping-r1181507, accessed 28 May 2022.