Joseph Mallord William TurnerMusic (Inscriptions by Turner) 1808

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Artist
Title
Music (Inscriptions by Turner)
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
D06927
Turner Bequest CIV 52 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 53 Verso:
Music (Inscriptions by Turner) 1808
D06927
Turner Bequest CIV 52a
Ink on white laid paper, 98 x 162 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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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