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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: ?An Architectural Note 1814

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 10 Verso:
Inscription by Turner: ?An Architectural Note 1814
D40822
Pencil on white wove paper, 90 x 152 mm
Part watermark ‘Iv
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘[?W... Pinnacles]’ top right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The inscription, which is not recorded in Finberg’s Inventory,1 may relate to the tower in the drawing on folio 11 recto opposite (D09492).

Matthew Imms
June 2014

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.372.

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscription by Turner: ?An Architectural Note 1814 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-inscription-by-turner-an-architectural-note-r1147034, accessed 25 July 2021.