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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Blank c.1805-6

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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Verso:
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 14
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘14’ and ‘Out of Shipwreck book of Liber title’ bottom left
Stamped in black ‘LXXXVII 14’ bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Ruskin’s note of the ‘Liber title’ refers to the sketch for a proposed title page for the Liber Studiorum on folio 14 verso (D05385) of the sketchbook, which however he did not number and as a result was not listed or described by Finberg.

David Blayney Brown
December 2005

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Blank by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2005, 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-blank-r1139165, accessed 14 October 2019.