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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook c.1805-9

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Front Cover:
Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook circa 1805–9
D40596
Ink on calf sketchbook cover, 120 x 190 mm
Inscribed by Turner in ink ‘The River and | Margate’ bottom centre, upside down
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The inscription is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation.

Matthew Imms
November 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook c.1805–9 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-title-of-sketchbook-r1140543, accessed 19 September 2014.