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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Richmond Bridge; Accounts (Inscriptions by Turner) c.1815-18

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Verso:
Richmond Bridge; Accounts (Inscriptions by Turner) circa 1815–18
Turner Bequest CXLI 8a
Pencil on white wove paper, 88 x 114 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil (see main catalogue entry), inverted
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This bridge, which is certainly James Paine’s Richmond with one of the original toll houses, is drawn with the sketchbook inverted and continues on folio 9 (D10598).
Turner’s inscriptions, hurriedly written, are as follows:
  170            Expenses E and ...  
   20            Printing  
   11            Advertising  
More figures are written on the recto (D10596) and on folio 9.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Richmond Bridge; Accounts (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-richmond-bridge-accounts-inscriptions-by-turner-r1131650, accessed 06 December 2021.