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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook c.1818

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Front Cover:
Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook c.1818
D40935
Ink on leather sketchbook cover, 96 x 117 mm
Inscribed by Turner in black ink ‘Scotland 1818 | Edinburgh x’ bottom centre, upside down
Stamped in black ‘CLXVI’ top right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards top left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The inscription is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation.

Matthew Imms
November 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook c.1818 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2012, 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-title-of-sketchbook-r1140388, accessed 22 October 2019.