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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: Subjects and Names c.1797

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Front Cover:
Inscription by Turner: Subjects and Names c.1797
D40550
Watercolour and pencil on white wove paper, 370 x 274 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Ambleside Mill Mr Lambert | Durham C Castle Mr Hoppner’ towards top left of blank central area
Inscribed in pencil ‘XXXV’ at centre
Not mentioned by Finberg,1 this is a wash-line mount, possibly for a drawing that has been removed. For Ambleside Mill, see folio 66 recto (D01053; Turner Bequest XXXV 51), and for Durham and Hoppner, folio 20 recto (D01018; Turner Bequest XXXV 15).

Andrew Wilton
August 2010

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.74.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Inscription by Turner: Subjects and Names c.1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-inscription-by-turner-subjects-and-names-r1150165, accessed 11 April 2021.