Joseph Mallord William Turner

Notes of Building Materials (Inscriptions by Turner)

1809

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 83 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07854
Turner Bequest CXIII

Catalogue entry

Turner inscriptions are as follows. In pencil:
Chimney     12 
Windows     17 
Skirting    14 
Door        20 
Do.         20 
Hearth      1 ft. 5 inch thick 
            4 
Oven        3 by 1, 5 
Skirting    3. 8 ft 
In ink:
12 
17 
40 
__
79 
14 
__
93 
These items presumably relate to the construction of Sandycombe Lodge; for similar see Introduction to the sketchbook and note to folio 13 (D07872).

David Blayney Brown
August 2009

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