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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Notes on Translation &c (Inscriptions by Turner) c.1815-18

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Recto:
Notes on Translation &c (Inscriptions by Turner) circa 1815–18
Turner Bequest CXLI 17
Pencil on white wove paper, 88 x 114 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil (see main catalogue entry)
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘17’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXLI 17’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner’s inscription can only be partly read, as follows: ‘Italian French and English Primer | Pron... 1 Alley and environs E and Italian | 4v. French and Italian 4 Law and What a ... | 1 Ave Maria Lane’. Ave Maria Lane is near Ludgate Hill in the City of London.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Notes on Translation &c (Inscriptions by Turner) c.1815–18 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2011, 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-notes-on-translation-c-inscriptions-by-turner-r1131666, accessed 05 December 2021.