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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Blank 1827

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 1 Recto:
Blank
D17991
Turner Bequest CCVII 1
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘1’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCVII – 1’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Technical notes:
There is staining around the outer edges from the leather overlaps from the front cover under the front paste-down opposite. The fore-edge has suffered a small loss corresponding to the position of the clasp inside the front cover.

Matthew Imms
December 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Blank by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-blank-r1183479, accessed 25 January 2022.