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Creator:
Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Weymouth

Date:
ca. 1811
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink and scraping out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/4 x 8 5/8in. (14.6 x 21.9cm) and Frame: 15 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 1 inches (38.7 x 51.4 x 2.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "J.M.W. TURNER : WEYMOUTH"

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

watermark: J.WHATMAN (letters, similar to Haewood 1846A)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6297
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | cityscapes | fishermen (people) | landscape | marine art | mountains | sailboats | ships
Associated Places:
Dorset | England | Europe | United Kingdom | Weymouth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5500
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 34, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

An exhibition of English drawings and water colors from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, February 18-April 1, 1962, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1962, pp. 29, 43, cat. no. 88, Pl. 88, NC228 U6 (YCBA) Copy 2 is on Mellon Shelf

Michael Lloyd, Turner, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1996, pp.66-67,110,234, no. 44, NJ18 T85 L57 1996 + (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 95, no. 140, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Christine Riding, Turner & the sea, Thames & Hudson, London, 2013, pp. 67, 84. 133, no. 39, NJ18.T85 R52 2013 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Eric Shanes, The life and masterworks of J.M.W. Turner, Parkstone Press, New York, 2008, pp. 112-13, NJ18 T85 S441 2008 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Eric Shanes, Turner, the great watercolours , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2000, pp. 22, 98, cat. no. 25, NJ18 T85 S446 2000 (YCBA)

Ian Warrell, Turner's Wessex : architecture and ambition, Scala, London, 2015, pp. 127, 128, fig. 121, NJ18.T85 W3784 2015 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p.551, No. 448, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 34, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)


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