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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Two Barges Racing c.1806-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 51Verso:
Two Barges Racing circa 1806–8
Turner Bequest XCVII 51a
Pencil on white wove paper, 107 x 182 mm
Stamped in black ‘XCVII 51a’ top right, inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. For the various sketches of barges in this sketchbook see note to folio 23 (D06094).

David Blayney Brown
September 2008

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Two Barges Racing c.1806–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2008, 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-two-barges-racing-r1130307, accessed 23 May 2022.