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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inscriptions by Turner: Notes Concerning Projected Rhine Subjects 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Recto:
Inscriptions by Turner: Notes Concerning Projected Rhine Subjects 1819
D13765
Turner Bequest CLXIX 8
Pencil on white wove paper, 87 x 119 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil (see main catalogue entry)
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘8’ bottom right (faint and smudged)
Stamped in black ‘CLXIX – 8’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Most of the page is taken up with the following inscription:
Mr Gerning to have an equivalent | for his notes for the 24 drawings | to the value of 30L: Dg Mr | A agreed to give him 10 numbers | at about 3L per number the | map now on the road £6
This is the conclusion of a passage begun on folio 7 recto (D13763), in W.B. Cooke’s handwriting, and continued in Turner’s on folio 7 verso opposite (D13764). The whole text is discussed under D13763.
Verso:
Blank

Matthew Imms
September 2013

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Inscriptions by Turner: Notes Concerning Projected Rhine Subjects 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2013, 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-inscriptions-by-turner-notes-concerning-projected-rhine-r1147488, accessed 25 January 2020.