Joseph Mallord William Turner

Verses (Inscriptions by Turner)

c.1807–8

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 163 x 92 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06070
Turner Bequest XCVI 75 a

Catalogue entry

See note to folio 68 of the sketchbook (D06053) for background to the verses in it .Rosalind Mallord Turner, who attempted readings of most of them, was unable to decipher these, as is the present writer.

David Blayney Brown
October 2006

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