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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Six Coast Scenes with Shipping or Figures c.1815-20

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Recto:
Six Coast Scenes with Shipping or Figures circa 1815–20
D10587
Turner Bequest CXLI 1
Pencil on white wove paper, 88 x 114 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘1’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXLI 1’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The leaf is divided by faint pencil lines into six sections, each containing a marine composition with shipping or figures on a shore. The sketches are very slight and quickly-drawn.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Six Coast Scenes with Shipping or Figures c.1815–20 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2011, 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-six-coast-scenes-with-shipping-or-figures-r1131640, accessed 05 December 2021.