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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The 'Victory', Starboard View towards the Stern 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
The ‘Victory’, Starboard View towards the Stern 1805
D05447
Turner Bequest LXXXIX 2
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 184 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘LXXXIX 2’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. Here the Victory must be alongside a wharf or dock as a bollard or capstan is sketched in the foreground. See Introduction to the sketchbook for her movements after Trafalgar.
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David Blayney Brown
March 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The ‘Victory’, Starboard View towards the Stern 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 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-the-victory-starboard-view-towards-the-stern-r1139244, accessed 21 June 2024.