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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscribed front cover: Edinburgh, Bass Rock 1818

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Front Cover:
Inscribed front cover: Edinburgh, Bass Rock 1818
D40682
Pencil on white laid paper, 105 x 165 mm
Inscribed by Turner in black ink ‘Edinburgh | Bass Rock’ top centre
In black ink in ?another hand ‘S58’ bottom centre descending vertically
Blind stamped with the Turner Bequest stamp, right centre descending diagonally vertically
Stamped in black ‘CLXV’ bottom right descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Leather-bound sketchbook cover with stamped design, inscribed by Turner in black ink ‘Edinburgh | Bass Rock.’

Thomas Ardill
August 2007

How to cite

Thomas Ardill, ‘Inscribed front cover: Edinburgh, Bass Rock 1818 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2007, 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-inscribed-front-cover-edinburgh-bass-rock-r1131862, accessed 25 July 2021.