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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Inside cover of unbound sketchbook, possibly inscribed by Turner ? c.1841-2

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside cover of unbound sketchbook, possibly inscribed by Turner ?c.1841–2
D40416
Pencil on paper, 225 x 290 mm
Inscribed in pencil (?)by Turner, ‘G’ upper left
Stamped in black ‘CCLXXX’ upper left
Manufacturer’s label ‘G. Rowney & Co. / 51 RATHBONE PLACE, / LONDON.’ stuck to upper left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
It does not appear that the loose sheets found within this Rowney sketchbook cover, which is marbled on the outer side, were ever bound within it. For information about the group of drawings found contained within this cover see the Introduction to this section.

Elizabeth Jacklin
September 2018

How to cite

Elizabeth Jacklin, ‘Inside cover of unbound sketchbook, possibly inscribed by Turner ? c.1841–2 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2018, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2019, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-inside-cover-of-unbound-sketchbook-possibly-inscribed-by-r1195842, accessed 17 July 2024.