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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Front Cover:
Inscription by Turner 1819
Turner Bequest CLXXXVI
Pen and ink on white wove paper, 113 x 189 mm
Inscribed by the artist in black pen and ink ‘Vesuvius. Napoli. Virgils Tomb | 1 Journey to Salerno. Pæstum | returning from Naples to Rome.’ top centre
Stamped in black ‘CLXXXVI’ top right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Inscription by Turner 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2010, 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-r1137832, accessed 22 May 2024.