Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Turner Bequest CLXXXVII 65
Grey watercolour wash on white wove paper, 255 x 403 mm
Traces of inscription in red ink bottom left
Stamped in black ‘CLXXXVII 65’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.557.
The Naples, Rome C. Studies sketchbook was partially rebound in 1935. This leaf was perhaps originally folio 63 (see the concordance in the introduction).
Blank except for grey watercolour wash.
How to cite
Nicola Moorby, ‘Blank by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-blank-r1132415, accessed 26 March 2017.