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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of the Bowsprit and Port Side of the Stem of a Sailing Boat 1796

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Recto:
Study of the Bowsprit and Port Side of the Stem of a Sailing Boat 1796
D00755
Turner Bequest XXX 26
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 126 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘26’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXX 26’ bottom right
Compare the study of a whole ship on folio 29 recto (D00758; Turner Bequest XXX 28).

Andrew Wilton
May 2011

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study of the Bowsprit and Port Side of the Stem of a Sailing Boat 1796 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-study-of-the-bowsprit-and-port-side-of-the-stem-of-a-sailing-r1149707, accessed 02 December 2021.