The work depicts a seascape with Gosport in the background.
Gosport, Entrance to Portsmouth Harbour by JMW Turner, c. 1829
- Watercolour with gum arabic and scratching out
- 29 x 43 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £29,371 ( Total: £162,860)
- Acquired in:
To the forefront is a small vessel swaying in the choppy waves - the face of a female passenger and a crew member clearly visible. Behind and around it are numerous vessels and rowboats
Thomas Griffin; John Ruskin; Sir Donald Currie and then by descent; Agnews.