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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscriptions date not known

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inscribed by an unknown hand in ink (see main catalogue enetry) on off-white wove paper, 226 x 299 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This leaf is detached from the sketchbook and mounted separately.
This is the verso of Tate D06851; Turner Bequest CIII 21, to which the inscription refers. It reads: ‘J.M.W. Turner as Sketch in the manner of the “Liber Studiorum” | CIII 21 Landscape with trees and Small bridge. Little classical temple in the distance | Out of Schedule 272’.

David Blayney Brown
July 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Inscriptions by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2010, 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-inscriptions-r1134497, accessed 09 October 2015.