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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Front Cover:
Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook 1799
D41266
Ink on leather sketchbook cover, 337 x 232 mm
Inscribed by Turner in brush and black ink ‘Lancashire | North Wales’ centre right, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner wrote the sketchbook’s title with the cover turned horizontally.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Inscription by Turner: Title of Sketchbook 1799 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-inscription-by-turner-title-of-sketchbook-r1177782, accessed 10 December 2019.