Joseph Mallord William Turner

Notes and Executors’ Endorsements

c.1832

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 × 206 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41144

Catalogue entry

Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned horizontally, Turner’s executor filled the centre of this inside back cover with endorsements. In ink, Henry Scott Trimmer inscribed the page ‘No 385 ¦33 leaves of pencil sketches’ and left his signature. Charles Lock Eastlake and John Prescott Knight wrote their initials in pencil.
Verso:
Blank

John Chu
March 2015

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