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Title:

The whaler

Maker:

Turner, Joseph Mallord William; draughtsman; British artist, 1775-1851

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1845

School/Style:

British

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
graphite; medium; traces
graphite; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

watercolour over traces of graphite on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 227, mm
width, 325, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1950; Bacon, T.W.

Provenance:

Messrs. Wm. B. Paterson, from whom purchased 26 November 1907 (£20) by T.W. Bacon (bill in Museum's files)

Inscription:

; lower right; graphite; He breaks away (in Turner's hand)

Exhibition(s):

British Landscape Watercolours, 1750-1850. 1994
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Notes: p. 91

Documentation:

Cormack, Malcolm. 1975. J.M.W. Turner, R.A. 1775-1851; a catalogue of Drawings and Watercolours in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 74-5
cat. no. 52, pl. 52 (black and white)

Wilton, Andrew. 1979. The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner.London?:
no. 1411

Gage, John. Wilton, Andrew. 1974-5. Turner, 1775-1851.London?: Tate Gallery
under no. 633

Accession:

Object Number: PD.116-1950
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 14037; input: 2000-10-11; modified: 2009-03-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14037





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