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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner c.1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 51 Verso:
Inscription by Turner circa 1819
Turner Bequest CXCIII 50 v
Black pen and ink and traces of grey watercolour wash on white wove paper, 115 x 94 mm
Inscribed by the artist in black pen and ink ‘16 | 3 | 48’ top centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The only details on this page are a sequence of numbers written by Turner as a sum. The meaning is unknown.

Nicola Moorby
February 2011

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Inscription by Turner c.1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2011, 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-r1138593, accessed 21 September 2019.