Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner: Lists of Figures

c.1794

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 152 × 99 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00261
Turner Bequest XX 1 a

Catalogue entry

The whole page is taken up with the following figures in pencil:
31 Do  2 /-   85 
2    – 3       8 – 6 
4    – 3       7 – 6 
               5 
  2  – 4       7 – 6  8 
  2    4       5 
  2    4       5 
  2    4       5    62 
  2    4       5 
  3    7 – 6  10 
  1.1. 3 – 6   8 – 6 [‘8’ converted into ‘7’]  
  1.1. 3 – 6   3 – 6 
       2 – 6   3   6 
       7 – 6 
       2   6   2 – 6 
   2   6       7   6 
   2   5       2   5 
   2   6   8   6 - 
     3     8 
   3   7   6   5 
     8 5   4       0 
       4 

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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