Original Sketch of a Picture for W. Leader, Esq.
- Additional Title(s):
The Leader Sea-piece
The Guard-ship at the Nore
- Part Of:
- Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink engraver's proof (b), touched by the artist in graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 8 3/4 × 12 1/8 inches (22.2 × 30.8 cm), Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 3/8 inches (21 × 28.9 cm), and Image: 7 × 10 1/8 inches (17.8 × 25.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "20"; lower left: "[...]"; lower center: "Before the M - the distand sea & boats touched by Turner"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "JHH | Col | F | Mar. 52"
Collector's mark: "C" (circled)
Lettered below image: "Drawn & Etched by J.M.W.Turner Esqr. R.A.P.P. | Engraved by Chas.Turner | Original Sketch of a Picture for W.Leader Esqr. | London Published March 29, 1809, by C.Turner, No.50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- leader | sailboats | sea
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- IIIF Manifest:
The Creative Printmaker (Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art, 1986-03-05 - 1986-04-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
The Creative Printmaker (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-07-09 - 1985-09-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]