The Channel Sketchbook

J. M. W. Turnerca. 1845

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States

  • Title: The Channel Sketchbook
  • Date Created: ca. 1845
  • Location Created: London
  • Physical Dimensions: w15.9 x h9.5 cm
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/2069891
  • Medium: Graphite on medium, slightly textured, white wove paper
  • Subject: moon, sun, channel (water body component), sketch, marine art, drawing
  • Location: C, 222
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Inscribed in graphite upper right: "5"; inscribed in graphite: "B L Bright? Cld | Cold | WP | Yellow grey mass of light Cloud | Purple orange Edge | Col? P | Girl danc in circles over the yellow Sand | come unto the Yellow Sands"
  • Artist: Joseph Mallord William Turner