Joseph Mallord William Turner

Verses (Inscriptions by Turner)

1809

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 180 × 107 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07850
Turner Bequest CXII 87 a

Catalogue entry

These verses seem to continue the draft poem on the theme of a frustrating day’s fishing, begun on folio 88 (D07851). See note to 88 for full transcription and comment.

David Blayney Brown
June 2009

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