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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: Initials ?1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Front Cover:
Inscription by Turner: Initials ?1802
Ink on red comb-striped paper sketchbook cover, 160 x 247 mm
Inscribed by Turner in ink ‘J M W T’ top centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The inscription is somewhat worn, with only the ‘W’ and ‘T’ readily legible.

Matthew Imms
November 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscription by Turner: Initials ?1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2012, 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-inscription-by-turner-initials-r1140395, accessed 24 June 2024.