J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner Basle 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 49 Recto:
Basle 1802
D04796
Turner Bequest LXXVII 49
Pencil on white wove paper, 154 x 240 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘49’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXVII – 49’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Basle see folio 40 of this sketchbook (D04783).
Verso:
Variously inscribed: by John Ruskin in red ink ‘889’ bottom left, by unknown hands in blue pencil ‘211’ upper centre, in ink ‘224’ (within a circle)’ and in pencil ‘2’ bottom right.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Basle 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-basle-r1133500, accessed 29 July 2015.