Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook

1813

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 160 x 93 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40583

Catalogue entry

In his Turner Bequest Inventory, Finberg adopted the wording ‘116. Plymouth. Hamoaze’1 as a title for the sketchbook from Turner’s label on its spine (since lost), rather than the different parameters noted by Turner here.

Matthew Imms
April 2014

1
Transcribed in Finberg 1909, I, p.366.

Read full Catalogue entry

You might like