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’.
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, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-inscriptions-r1134497, accessed 05 May 2015.