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 9 Recto:
Richmond Bridge; Accounts (Inscriptions by Turner) circa 1815–18
D10598
Turner Bequest CXLI 9
Pencil on white wove paper, 88 x 114 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil (see main catalogue entry), inverted
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘9’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CXLI 8’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, and continued on folio 8 verso (D10597), for which see catalogue note.
Turner’s inscriptions, hurriedly written, are as follows:
In the left column:
            4     
     
     
           52 
            9 
         4725 
          260 
           20 
         4985 
          249 – 5 
     
At centre:
     
         120 
          16 
         136 
     
At mid right:
     
         120 
          16 
          15 (crossed out)  
           5 (crossed out)  
         136 
          30 
          14 
         170 
     
At far right:
     
         100 
          60 
         700 
     
               25 
              300 
              200 
              525 

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-r1131651, accessed 06 December 2021.