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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Blank ?1832

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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 4 Recto:
Blank
D23531
Turner Bequest CCLII 4
Watercolour on white wove paper, 114 x 187 mm
Partial watermark ‘YMAN | 28’
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘4’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLII – 4’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner prepared this page with a grey wash, but did not work up the sheet with a sketch. The wash fades to a lighter tone towards the bottom of the page.

John Chu
April 2014

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Blank by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-blank-r1175023, accessed 23 January 2022.