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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscriptions by ?Turner: A Name and Numbers c.1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Front Cover:
Inscriptions by ?Turner: A Name and Numbers circa 1819
D40617
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 189 mm
Inscribed in pencil by ?Turner ‘[?Mr Kerschman]’ centre left, ascending vertically, ‘56’ and ‘26’ top left, ‘16 | 22 | 32’ towards top left, and ‘[?S. P.15]’ top centre
Inscribed by the Executors of the Turner Bequest in ink and pencil (see main catalogue entry) top centre
Inscribed in pencil ‘CLXXXII’ towards top right
Stamped in black ‘CLXXXII’ top left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For a transcription of the executors’ endorsement see the introduction to the sketchbook.

Matthew Imms
November 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscriptions by ?Turner: A Name and Numbers c.1819 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-inscriptions-by-turner-a-name-and-numbers-r1140392, accessed 20 May 2024.