Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner

1839

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 172 × 105 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41089

Catalogue entry

There is an inverted number ‘2’ inscribed in pencil by Turner at the bottom of the spine, and a later inscription in black ink by John Ruskin which reads ‘great Fortress’ (for more information see the general Introduction to the sketchbook).

Alice Rylance-Watson
May 2013

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