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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Sterns of Men-of-War c.1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 25 Recto:
Sterns of Men-of-War circa 1805
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 39
Pen and ink on cream laid paper, 118 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘39’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘LXXXVII 39’ top left, inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See note to folio 10 of this sketchbook (D05404; Turner Bequest LXXXVII 29).

David Blayney Brown
January 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Sterns of Men-of-War c.1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2006, 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-sterns-of-men-of-war-r1139194, accessed 23 May 2022.