Joseph Mallord William Turner

Verses (Inscriptions by Turner)

c.1807–8

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 163 x 92 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06065
Turner Bequest XCVI 73

Catalogue entry

See note to folio 68 of the sketchbook (D06053) for background to these verses. Rosalind Mallord Turner, though she attempted readings of most of the related verses in this sketchbook, was unable to decipher these. Nor has the present writer been able to read them.

David Blayney Brown
October 2006

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