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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner 1819

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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Label on Spine:
Inscription by Turner 1819
D40872
Turner Bequest
Black ink on white paper, 15 x 59 mm
Inscribed by the artist in black ink on a white paper label ‘2. Paris, Cross France, Savoy, Rt to Italy’
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner labelled the spine of the sketchbook with an inscription concerning its title and contents ie. ‘2. Paris, Cross France, Savoy, Rt to Italy’ . The writing is now almost illegible but the text was recorded by Finberg.1

Nicola Moorby
March 2013

1
See Finberg 1909, I, p.503.

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Inscription by Turner 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-inscription-by-turner-r1143005, accessed 29 May 2024.