The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler

YMSM 005
Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water'

Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water'

Artist: James McNeill Whistler
Date: 1855
Collection: Private Collection
Accession Number: none
Medium: watercolour
Support: paper
Size: 511 x 727 mm (20 1/8 x 28 5/8")
Signature: 'Whistler'
Inscription: none

Date

Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water' dates from 1855.

Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water', watercolour, Private collection
Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water', watercolour, Private collection

Originally thought to have been a lost oil, it has now been located, and is a watercolour. 1

Images

Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water', watercolour, Private collection
Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water', watercolour, Private collection

Subject

Titles

'Copy after Turner' (1980, YMSM). 2

See the watercolour Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water' m0176.

Technique

Technique

Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water', Private collection
Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water', Private collection

This is a watercolour, not an oil painting.

History

Provenance

See Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water' m0176.

Bibliography

Catalogues Raisonnés


Notes:

1: MacDonald 1995 (cat. rais.) [more] (cat. no. 176) as Copy after Turner's 'Rockets and blue lights (close at hand) to warn steam-boats of shoal water'.

2: YMSM 1980 [more] (cat. no. 5), wrongly catalogued as an oil.