Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Watercolour on white wove paper, 760 x 543 mm
Watermarked ‘1794 | J WHATMAN’
Inscribed by Turner in red watercolour ‘10’ bottom left corner
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A blank sheet of paper, save for the number ‘10’ inscribed in the corner, which suggests that it served as the original backing for Diagram 10, showing the proportion and design of Raphael’s Transfiguration
; Turner Bequest CXCV 163).
Blank, save for inscription by unknown hand in pencil ‘157’ bottom right.
Supported by The Samuel H. Kress Foundation
How to cite
Andrea Fredericksen, ‘Diagram Mount by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2004, revised by David Blayney Brown, January 2012, 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-diagram-mount-r1136474, accessed 27 April 2017.