Joseph Mallord William TurnerLines Ruled for Music 1808

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Artist
Title
Lines Ruled for Music
From Tabley No.2 Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CIV
Date 1808
MediumInk on paper
Dimensionssupport: 98 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06977
Turner Bequest CIV 85
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 86 Recto:
Lines Ruled for Music 1808
D06977
Turner Bequest CIV 85
Ink on white laid paper, 98 x 162 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘85’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CIV 85’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For music in this sketchbook, see Introduction and notes to folio 53 verso (D06927; Turner Bequest CIV 52a).

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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