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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Studies of a Wall Monument: Seated Figures on either side of a Cartouche; Armorial Bearings; a Coat of Arms and Floral Ornament 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Studies of a Wall Monument: Seated Figures on either side of a Cartouche; Armorial Bearings; a Coat of Arms and Floral Ornament 1798
D01889
Turner Bequest XLIV M
Pencil on white card, 181 x 152 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘W’, ‘W’ and ‘B’ towards top left, ‘BW’ towards bottom left, and with measurements ‘4’, ‘8½’, ‘10’ and ‘[?¾]’ bottom left in the drawing
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram at centre
Inscribed in pencil ‘M’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XLIV – M’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner may have seen this monument in the little church he drew on a separate card (Tate D01888; Turner Bequest XLIV L).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Studies of a Wall Monument: Seated Figures on either side of a Cartouche; Armorial Bearings; a Coat of Arms and Floral Ornament 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-studies-of-a-wall-monument-seated-figures-on-either-side-of-r1174982, accessed 28 September 2021.