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 1 Recto:
Inscription by Turner circa 1819
Turner Bequest CLXXII 1
Pencil on white wove paper, 100 x 99 mm, uneven
Inscribed by the artist in pencil ‘[...] | Thursday’
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘1’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CLXXII 1’ top left, inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This torn page has been repaired with a section of laid paper.

Nicola Moorby
July 2008

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Inscription by Turner c.1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2008, 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-r1138754, accessed 28 May 2024.