Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inscribed by Turner in ink (see main entry)
Stamped in black ‘CCXLIX’ bottom right, inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.756.
Inverted in relation to the sketchbook as foliated, the notes which Turner inscribed in the lower half of this cover record the main locations depicted within: namely the Loire Valley, Tours, Orléans, and Paris.
How to cite
John Chu, ‘Notes 1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-notes-r1185081, accessed 30 November 2020.