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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Yachts under Sail and Moored Boats 1827

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 70 Recto:
Yachts under Sail and Moored Boats 1827
D20703
Turner Bequest CCXXVI 67
Pencil on white wove paper, 192 x 112 mm
Partial watermark ‘R Bar | 18’
Stamped in black ‘CCXXVI – 67’ top right, ascending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing, limited to a narrow strip at the outer edge, was made with the page turned vertically, and shows yachts under sail and moored craft in close proximity. For more on studies in this sketchbook relating to the regatta events at Cowes from late July 1827 onwards, see the Introduction.

Matthew Imms
November 2015

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Yachts under Sail and Moored Boats 1827 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-yachts-under-sail-and-moored-boats-r1183345, accessed 07 March 2021.