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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cover note 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Cover note 1826
Buff parchment, approximately 189 x 584 mm
Inscribed by Turner in ink ‘Morlaise | to Nantes’ centre front cover
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These are the buff parchment covers which have been removed from the main body of the sketchbook. The front cover bears the ink note ‘Morlaise | to Nantes’ which was Turner’s title for the sketchbook.

John Chu
September 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Cover note 1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-cover-note-r1184980, accessed 06 December 2021.