Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner: Draft of a Note Concerning a Property Dispute

c.1819

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 119 x 87 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D13794
Turner Bequest CLXIX 28

Catalogue entry

The whole page, turned vertically, is taken up with the following note:
that on that | occasion I | have incurred | an expense of | £ [blank] besides | the loss of rent | amounting to £ [blank]
This is the last of four pages, running from folio 26 verso (D13791), filled with a note concerning a woman being evicted from a property. The full text is given and discussed under D13791.

Matthew Imms
September 2013

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