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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: Financial Notes c.1830

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Recto:
Inscription by Turner: Financial Notes c.1830
D22331
Turner Bequest CCXL 5
Pencil and pen and ink on white wove paper, 110 x 68 mm
Partial watermark ‘ter | 27’
Inscribed by Turner in ink with financial notes (see main catalogue entry)
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘5’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCXL – 5’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the page turned vertically with the gutter at the top, Turner made the following notes in ink:
Redd 3 pr Ct pay Apl & Oct.
      7530   .    6   .    3
The note refers to biannual interest payments on Turner’s reduced 3% long-term annuity investments. For similar financial notes on adjacent pages, see under folio 1 recto (D22323).
Verso:
Blank

Matthew Imms
August 2013

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscription by Turner: Financial Notes c.1830 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2013, 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-financial-notes-r1148481, accessed 23 January 2022.