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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscriptions by Turner: Numbers and a Place Name ?1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inscriptions by Turner: Numbers and a Place Name ?1797
D40251
Brush and grey colour on white wove paper, 240 x 281 mm
Inscribed by Turner in brush and grey colour ‘63’ and ‘6 Lewisham’
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in red ink ‘XXXI.G’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The verso is D00849 (Turner Bequest XXXI G).
Technical notes:
Paint smears and water stains are evident.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Inscriptions by Turner: Numbers and a Place Name ?1797 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-inscriptions-by-turner-numbers-and-a-place-name-r1140075, accessed 21 August 2014.