Joseph Mallord William Turner

Notes on the Royal Academy

1830

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 96 × 59 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D25646
Turner Bequest CCLXV 2

Catalogue entry

With the sketchbook turned to the right is the continuation of an inscription in brown ink by Turner from folio 1 (D25644) which also continues on folio 3 (D25647), with a related note on the inside back cover (D41234). The notes relate to the discussion at the Royal Academy about purchasing the Old Master drawings from the collection of the late President, Sir Thomas Lawrence. They are transcribed on folio 1.
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Thomas Ardill
September 2009

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