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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Waves Breaking on Shore 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 28 Verso:
Waves Breaking on Shore 1802
Turner Bequest LXXI 21a
Pencil and white chalk on wove paper prepared with a grey wash, 112 x 187 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXI 21a’ bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 21a of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 28 verso. The subject continues across folio 29 (D04218). Waves are marked in chalk.

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Waves Breaking on Shore 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2003, 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-waves-breaking-on-shore-r1133778, accessed 27 September 2020.