Artist Joseph Mallord William Turner, English, 1775-1851
Publisher Charles Turner, English, 1773-1857
  • The Leader Sea Piece
Date 1809
Medium etching and mezzotint printed in brown ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 6 7/8 × 10 1/8 inches (17.5 × 25.7 cm)
Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 7 3/4 × 11 inches (19.7 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1158
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Drawn & Etched by J. M. W. Turner Esqr. R. A. P. P.
Inscribed, lower center: Original Sketch of a Picture for W, Leader. Esqr.
Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by Chas. Turner.
Inscribed, upper center margin: M
Inscribed, in pencil, upper right: 19
October 1883, (Wunderlich & Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)