Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook c.1816–18
Pen and ink on marbled paper cover, 182 x 116 mm
Inscribed by Turner in ink ‘Scarborough’ top centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The blue and pink marbled paper covers are printed with text titled ‘Lives of the Evangelists’.
How to cite
Matthew Imms, ‘Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook c.1816–18 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-inscription-by-turner-title-of-sketchbook-r1146973, accessed 15 September 2019.