Joseph Mallord William Turner

Accounts (Inscriptions by Turner)

c.1810

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 x 88 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07688
Turner Bequest CXI 60

Catalogue entry

The inscription in ink reads:
150 
423.    5.    7 
573.    5.    7 
See comments to folio 59 of the sketchbook (D07686), which has accounts including the sum of £423. 5. 7 relating to payment received from the Hon. Charles Pelham for The Wreck of a Transport Ship (Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon)1 in 1810.
The inscription in pencil reads: ‘....shall send with the | consent of the owner | 40 with the choice of | 15 | 20 1’.
1
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, pp.128–9 no.210 (pl.213).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
April 2011

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