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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: Number of Sketchbook c.1802-11

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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Label on Spine:
Inscription by Turner: Number of Sketchbook c.1802–11
D40661
Ink on white wove paper, 20 x 65 mm laid on vellum sketchbook spine
Inscribed, perhaps by Turner, in ink ‘69’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The label is worn away, with a slight loss to the inscription, where it was formerly wrapped round a little way onto the front cover. ‘14’ is inscribed by an early hand in ink on the spine itself, above the label when the book is viewed upright.

Matthew Imms
November 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscription by Turner: Number of Sketchbook c.1802–11 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-number-of-sketchbook-r1140396, accessed 19 June 2024.