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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Notes 1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Back Cover:
Notes 1826
Turner Bequest
Pencil on white laid paper, 153 x 103 mm
Inscribed by Turner in ink (see main entry)
Stamped in black CCXLIX
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted in relation to the sketchbook as foliated, the dated note by Turner at the top of this page concerns a sale of a copy of the engraved Liber Studiorum set. 1 It reads ‘1826 | 23 Augt. Colnaghi Junr set of Libers’. A faint snaking line across the centre of the page may represent the outline of a subject or simply be a slip of the pencil.

John Chu
May 2015

Evelyn Joll, Martin Butlin and Luke Herrmann (eds.), The Oxford Companion to J.M.W. Turner, Oxford 2001, pp.166–69.

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-r1185173, accessed 30 November 2020.