Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dates &c (Inscriptions by Turner)

c.1800–7

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 119 x 73 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05204
Turner Bequest LXXXIV 31 a

Catalogue entry

The inscription reads:
     Monday.  School  7     21 
     Friday                 25
It probably records sessions of the Royal Academy Life Class where many drawings in this sketchbook must have been made. The larger numbers are perhaps of the attendees.

David Blayney Brown
November 2004

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