Joseph Mallord William Turner

List of Subscribers (Inscriptions by Turner)

c.1806–7

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 185 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05399
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 24

Catalogue entry

With folios 1 verso and 2 verso of the sketchbook (D05377, D05379; Turner Bequest LXXXVII 2, 4), this leaf lists subscribers to Charles Turner’s mezzotint after Turner’s picture The Shipwreck (Tate N00476).1 See Introduction to the sketchbook and note to folio 1 verso. The list (crossed through in pencil) is as follows, with identities where known:
‘Fawkes’: Walter Ramsden Fawkes, also listed on folio 2 verso (D05379)
‘Fitzhugh’: see also folio 2 verso
‘Monro’: Thomas Monro, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Pyne, Argyle Street’: William Henry Pyne, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Nicholson, Chesterfield S.’
‘J. Varley, 7, Broad S.’: John Varley, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Dobree’: Samuel Dobree, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘G. Hibbert. 2 Proof and Print’: also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Granmer’: ?the ‘Canmer, Junr.’ listed on folio 2 verso
‘Herberts’: also listed on folio 2 and on this leaf, below
‘Mr. Leader’: William Leader, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Herberts, Cooks Court, Chancery L.’: see above, and folio 2 verso
‘Mr. Leader sent to Tomkinson.’: for Leader see above and folio 2 verso; for Tomkinson see folio 2 verso
‘Utterson, Coram Street’: Edward Vernon Utterson, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Sr. T. Gage’: also listed on folio 2 verso

David Blayney Brown
December 2005

1
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.43 no.54 (pl. 64).

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