Joseph Mallord William Turner

Verse (Inscription by Turner)

c.1809–11

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 88 × 110 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07653
Turner Bequest CXI 39 a

Catalogue entry

Half of this leaf has been torn off, evidently by Turner himself before writing the verse running from folio 40 (D07654) to folio 38 verso of the sketchbook (D07651). See notes to D07654 for a full transcription and comment.

David Blayney Brown
May 2011

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