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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study for 'Ships Bearing up for Anchorage ("The Egremont Seapiece")' c.1799-1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 38 Recto:
Study for ‘Ships Bearing up for Anchorage (“The Egremont Seapiece”)’ c.1799–1802
D04975
Turner Bequest LXXXI 73
Black and white chalks and ink on blue laid paper, 436 x 271 mm
Watermarks ‘1794’ and ‘VI’
Stamped in black ‘LXXXI–73’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 37 verso opposite (D04974; Turner Bequest LXXXI 72), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study for ‘Ships Bearing up for Anchorage (“The Egremont Seapiece”)’ c.1799–1802 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 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-study-for-ships-bearing-up-for-anchorage-the-egremont-r1178179, accessed 21 May 2022.