Joseph Mallord William TurnerBasle 1802

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Basle
From Rhine, Strassburg and Oxford Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXVII
Date 1802
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 154 x 240 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04796
Turner Bequest LXXVII 49
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 49 Recto:
Basle 1802
D04796
Turner Bequest LXXVII 49
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 240 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘49’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXVII – 49’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Basle see folio 40 of this sketchbook (D04783).
Verso:
Variously inscribed: by John Ruskin in red ink ‘889’ bottom left, by unknown hands in blue pencil ‘211’ upper centre, in ink ‘224’ (within a circle)’ and in pencil ‘2’ bottom right.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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