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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: A Name and Address; with a Sketch of Buildings c.1806-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Front Cover:
Inscription by Turner: A Name and Address; with a Sketch of Buildings circa 1806–8
D40650
Pencil on white laid paper, 92 x 163 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘J.M.W. Turner | West End, Upper Mall, | Hammersmith’ top left to centre right
Inscribed by the Executors of the Turner Bequest in ink and pencil (see main catalogue entry) bottom right
Stamped in black with Turner Bequest monogram bottom centre
Inscribed in pencil ‘XCVI’ top right
Stamped in black ‘XCVI’ top left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There is a small pencil study of buildings towards the left-hand (outer) edge, made with the page turned vertically. For a transcription of the executors’ endorsement, see the introduction to the sketchbook.

Matthew Imms
November 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscription by Turner: A Name and Address; with a Sketch of Buildings c.1806–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2012, 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-inscription-by-turner-a-name-and-address-with-a-sketch-of-r1140384, accessed 01 August 2015.