Tate   Shop Prints Tate custom prints Prints by artist

Skip to content
close
CLOSE
Tate
Turner: Yacht Approaching the Coast (custom print)
  • Close
    Select which type of print you would like...
    • Close
      Select which size of print you would like...
      • Close
        If you would like a frame/wrap make your selection...
          Please review your print and then add to basket.
          Change the room settings
          View print in larger size

          Artwork details

          Yacht Approaching the Coast, 1840-5
          Artist
          Joseph Mallord William Turner
          Product code
          turner035
          Artwork code
          n04662
          Artist code
          558
          Original: Oil on canvas 102.2 x 142.2 cm Tate, London

          In this painting the light in the sky and on the sea dazzles the viewer, obscuring the scene. Dark shapes that appear through the layers suggest boats and yachts, with possible buildings on the left.

          Note: image shown is our best representation of how your print will look. See more info on Custom Prints

          Artist details

          Joseph Mallord William Turner was born in London; he remained a Londoner and kept a Cockney accent all his life despite dominating British landscape painting throughout the first half of the 19th century. He established a reputation in the Royal Academy, first as a topographical watercolourist and then within a few years as a painter of sublime and historical landscapes. From the mid-1790s he settled on the routine he maintained for much of his life: touring in summer and working in the studio in the winter months. He opened his own gallery and had many patrons and admirers as well as detractors. After his death a large body of his works in oil and watercolour was given to the British nation, with many on show at Tate Britain.

          More by this artist

          You might also like

          Customer Service: +44 (0)20 7887 8869
          We accept Maestro, Visa, Mastercard, Delta and Solo
          Every purchase supports Tate