Joseph Mallord William Turner

Notes on the Geology of the South Coast, and ?Verse (Inscriptions by Turner)

c.1809–14

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 x 88 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07600
Turner Bequest CXI 4

Catalogue entry

The main inscription, in ink, continues the notes on geology begun on folio 3 verso of the sketchbook (D07599). See notes to D07599 for a full transcription.
There is a further inscription in pencil underneath, largely illegible but perhaps including the word ‘Gorgon’.

David Blayney Brown
May 2011

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