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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription ?not by Turner: A Name and Address ?1795

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inscription ?not by Turner: A Name and Address ?1795
D40339
Pencil on white card, 200 x 288 mm
Inscribed ?not in Turner’s hand in pencil ‘Miss Elizabeth Davies | Lewisham | Kent | [?Carriage] paid–’ centre, descending diagonally,
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left
Inscribed in pencil ‘XXXII L’ towards bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The recto is D00868 (Turner Bequest XXXII L), under which ‘Miss Elizabeth Davies’ is discussed.
Technical notes:
The card is stained and dirty, with paint smears.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Inscription ?not by Turner: A Name and Address ?1795 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 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-not-by-turner-a-name-and-address-r1140049, accessed 17 September 2014.