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Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
St. Mawes, Cornwall
ca. 1823
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor and scraping out on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Sheet: 5 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches (14.3 x 21.9 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left to upper center: "St. Mawes"

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "JMW Turner"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cityscape | cliffs | fish | fishermen | marine art | mountains | people | rocks (landforms) | ships
Associated Places:
Carrick Roads | Cornwall | England | Europe | Fal | Falmouth | Pendennis Castle | Roseland peninsula | Saint Mawes | Saint Mawes Castle | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Turner's Modern World (Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 2022-03-27 - 2022-07-10) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner's Modern World (Kimbell Art Museum, 2021-10-17 - 2022-02-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Light into Colour - Turner in the South West (Tate St. Ives, 2006-01-28 - 2006-05-07) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner's Britain (Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, 2003-11-07 - 2004-02-08) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Translations - Turner and Printmaking (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-09-29 - 1993-12-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

J. M. W. Turner - The Foundations of Genius (The Taft Museum, 1986-09-18 - 1986-11-02) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

David Blayney Brown, Turner's Modern World, Tate Publishing, London, p. 128, no. 93, NJ18.T85 A12 2020a Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Julius Bryant, Turner: painting the nation, English Heritage properties as seen by JMW Turner , English Heritage, London, 1996, p. 18, fig. 4 [unnum'd], NJ18 T85 B78 1996 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Eric M. Lee, Translations : Turner and printmaking, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1993, p. 19, no. 41, NJ18 .T85 L44 1993 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 354, No. 473, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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