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
Inside Front Cover
Inscription by Turner 1819
Turner Bequest
Paper covered board, 121 x 189 mm
Inscribed by the artist in black ink ‘Decr 2 1819 Roma’ top left
Inscribed by unknown hands in pencil ‘CLXXXVIII’ top left and ‘Note f.50 had been shown at Oxford’ upper centre left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For a discussion of the inscribed date see the general Introduction to the sketchbook.

Nicola Moorby
August 2008

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Inscription by Turner 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 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-r1139665, accessed 28 May 2024.