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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Commentary on Correggio's 'St Jerome' (Inscription by Turner) 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 33 Verso:
Commentary on Correggio’s ‘St Jerome’ (Inscription by Turner) 1802
D04317
Turner Bequest LXXII 33a
Inscribed by Turner in black ink (see main catalogue entry), on white wove paper prepared with a reddish brown wash, 128 x 114 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXII–33a’ top right (inverted)
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Correggio’s picture and Turner’s copy, see folio 64 of this sketchbook (D04358). Turner’s remarks here (written with the book inverted) conclude those begun on folio 34 (D04318), for which see catalogue entry for a full transcription.

David Blayney Brown
July 2005

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Commentary on Correggio’s ‘St Jerome’ (Inscription by Turner) 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 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-commentary-on-correggios-st-jerome-inscription-by-turner-r1129726, accessed 18 January 2021.