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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: Miscellaneous Notes c.1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Back Cover:
Inscription by Turner: Miscellaneous Notes c.1799
D40769
Ink and pencil on white wove paper, 130 x 79 mm
Inscribed by Turner in brown ink and pencil with extensive notes (see main catalogue entry)
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
At the top, relative to the foliation, Turner has inscribed ‘An Account of Dinas | Evans Pennant Snowdonia | p.172’. Below, in pencil, comes:
10 B
3 6 10
5 [?Note] No 2857
8o Hogsflesh
Draw 60 1 Kelly
Mr Power’s Drawing
19 ½ by 13
With the sketchbook turned the other way up, the other half of the paste-down is taken up with the following (presumably a list of banknotes) in pen and brown ink:
6319 14 May 98 15
19729 11 May 98 2x
1221 24 May 98 1x
465 23 May 99 [/‘98’] 5
9768 10 Apr 99 5
6583 1 March 99 20
7216 7 June – 99 5x
4
5
The last two figures are in pencil.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Inscription by Turner: Miscellaneous Notes c.1799 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-inscription-by-turner-miscellaneous-notes-r1180037, accessed 18 January 2021.