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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscriptions by Turner and a Later Hand: Number and Name of Sketchbook c.1805-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Label on Spine:
Inscriptions by Turner and a Later Hand: Number and Name of Sketchbook circa 1805–8
D40636
Ink and pencil on white laid paper, 20 x 70 mm laid on leather sketchbook spine
Inscribed by Turner in ink ‘71 H’ and continuously in another hand in pencil ‘esperides Bk
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The label on the spine of the Hesperides (2) sketchbook (Tate D41506; Turner Bequest XCIV) is similar, reading ‘72 H’.

Matthew Imms
November 2012

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscriptions by Turner and a Later Hand: Number and Name of Sketchbook c.1805–8 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-and-a-later-hand-number-and-name-of-r1140381, accessed 19 January 2022.