Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner

1805

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 171 x 262 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05769
Turner Bequest XCIII 2 a

Catalogue entry

This inscription is too rubbed to make out but might be verse and include a reference to ‘sad Phoebus’. There are also offsets of black chalk from folio 3 of the sketchbook (D05770).

David Blayney Brown
October 2007

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