Joseph Mallord William Turner

Richmond Bridge; Accounts (Inscriptions by Turner)

c.1815–18

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 88 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10598
Turner Bequest CXLI 9

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued on folio 8 verso (D10597), for which see catalogue note.
Turner’s inscriptions, hurriedly written, are as follows:
In the left column:
            4     
     
     
           52 
            9 
         4725 
          260 
           20 
         4985 
          249 – 5 
     
At centre:
     
         120 
          16 
         136 
     
At mid right:
     
         120 
          16 
          15 (crossed out)  
           5 (crossed out)  
         136 
          30 
          14 
         170 
     
At far right:
     
         100 
          60 
         700 
     
               25 
              300 
              200 
              525 

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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