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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Tabley: Men Taking Up Nets 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
?Tabley: Men Taking Up Nets 1808
Turner Bequest CV 15
Pencil on white wove paper, 108 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘15’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CV 15’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Turner’s visit to Tabley in 1808, see Introduction to the sketchbook, and for a series of sketches probably of the estate and the lake or Moat, note to folio 12 (D06994; Turner Bequest CV 10).

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Tabley: Men Taking Up Nets 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, 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-tabley-men-taking-up-nets-r1134521, accessed 18 July 2019.