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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Commentary on Titian's 'Woman with a Mirror' and 'Entombment' (Inscriptions by Turner) 1802

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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Verso:
Commentary on Titian’s ‘Woman with a Mirror’ and ‘Entombment’ (Inscriptions by Turner) 1802
Turner Bequest 23a
Inscribed by Turner in black ink, (see main catalogue entry and D04300) on white wove paper prepared with a grey wash, 128 x 114 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner’s comments (written with the sketchbook inverted) continue his notes begun on folio 24 of this sketchbook (D04300), for which see catalogue entry for a full transcription. For Titian’s pictures and Turner’s copies of them, see folios 25 and 32 (D04301, D04315).

David Blayney Brown
July 2005

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Commentary on Titian’s ‘Woman with a Mirror’ and ‘Entombment’ (Inscriptions 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-titians-woman-with-a-mirror-and-entombment-r1129708, accessed 24 May 2024.