J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Arithmetic (Inscriptions by Turner) c.1815-18

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Recto:
Arithmetic (Inscriptions by Turner) circa 1815–18
D10596
Turner Bequest CXLI 8
Inscribed by Turner in pencil (see main catalogue entry) on white wove paper, 88 x 114 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘8’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXLI 8’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner’s inscriptions read as follows. In the left column:
   500  
    35  
   250  
  150  
  1750  
In the right column:
   15  
   40  
  100  
  155  

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Arithmetic (Inscriptions by Turner) c.1815–18 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-arithmetic-inscriptions-by-turner-r1131649, accessed 05 December 2021.