Ship and Cutter

Ships

about 1825
Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775–1851)


Catalogue Raisonné

Wilton 0777, related to Rawlinson 808

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.8 x 28.9 cm (9 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.1240

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

A study by Turner himself for the mezzotint in the so-called Little Liber, Rawlinson 808. Pink sailing ship ina blue-gray stormy sea. Another ship sketched in in pencil. Blue-gray sky.

Provenance

John Edward Taylor Collection; Francis Bullard, Boston; Dr. William Norton Bullard; gift to MFA, April 1923.

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard