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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner List of Subscribers (Inscriptions by Turner) c.1806-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Verso:
List of Subscribers (Inscriptions by Turner) circa 1806–7
D05399
Turner Bequest LXXXVII 24
Inscribed by Turner in pencil (see main catalogue entry) on cream laid paper, 185 x 118 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘24’ top left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXXVII 24’ top left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With folios 1 verso and 2 verso of the sketchbook (D05377, D05379; Turner Bequest LXXXVII 2, 4), this leaf lists subscribers to Charles Turner’s mezzotint after Turner’s picture The Shipwreck (Tate N00476).1 See Introduction to the sketchbook and note to folio 1 verso. The list (crossed through in pencil) is as follows, with identities where known:
‘Fawkes’: Walter Ramsden Fawkes, also listed on folio 2 verso (D05379)
‘Fitzhugh’: see also folio 2 verso
‘Monro’: Thomas Monro, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Pyne, Argyle Street’: William Henry Pyne, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Nicholson, Chesterfield S.’
‘J. Varley, 7, Broad S.’: John Varley, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Dobree’: Samuel Dobree, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘G. Hibbert. 2 Proof and Print’: also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Granmer’: ?the ‘Canmer, Junr.’ listed on folio 2 verso
‘Herberts’: also listed on folio 2 and on this leaf, below
‘Mr. Leader’: William Leader, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Herberts, Cooks Court, Chancery L.’: see above, and folio 2 verso
‘Mr. Leader sent to Tomkinson.’: for Leader see above and folio 2 verso; for Tomkinson see folio 2 verso
‘Utterson, Coram Street’: Edward Vernon Utterson, also listed on folio 2 verso
‘Sr. T. Gage’: also listed on folio 2 verso

David Blayney Brown
December 2005

1
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.43 no.54 (pl. 64).

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘List of Subscribers (Inscriptions by Turner) c.1806–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2005, 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-list-of-subscribers-inscriptions-by-turner-r1139163, accessed 14 October 2019.