Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner: Miscellaneous Notes

c.1799

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 130 × 79 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40769

Catalogue entry

At the top, relative to the foliation, Turner has inscribed ‘An Account of Dinas | Evans Pennant Snowdonia | p.172’. Below, in pencil, comes:
10 B
3 6 10
5 [?Note] No 2857
8o Hogsflesh
Draw 60 1 Kelly
Mr Power’s Drawing
19 ½ by 13
With the sketchbook turned the other way up, the other half of the paste-down is taken up with the following (presumably a list of banknotes) in pen and brown ink:
6319 14 May 98 15
19729 11 May 98 2x
1221 24 May 98 1x
465 23 May 99 [/‘98’] 5
9768 10 Apr 99 5
6583 1 March 99 20
7216 7 June – 99 5x
4
5
The last two figures are in pencil.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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