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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Blank 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 3 Recto:
Blank
D05848
Turner Bequest XCIV 3
Stamped in black ‘XCIV 3’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verso:
Blank save for some splashes of oil or varnish, probably from Walton Bridges (the Loyd Collection);1 a study for the picture is adjacent on folio 4 (D05849) and Turner may have had the sketchbook to hand when it was on his easel.

David Blayney Brown
December 2007

1
Butlin and Joll 1984, pp.47–8 no.60 (pl.70).

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Blank by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2007, 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-blank-r1130071, accessed 02 October 2014.