Joseph Mallord William Turner

Music (Inscriptions by Turner)

1808

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 98 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06927
Turner Bequest CIV 52 a

Catalogue entry

There are more musical notations on folio 54 of the sketchbook (D06928; Turner Bequest CIV 53) and, without notes, on folio 86 and verso (D06977, D06978; Turner Bequest CIV 85, 85a). These are connected with flute or recorder playing; see Introduction to the sketchbook.

David Blayney Brown
May 2010

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