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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Two Landscape Sketches and an Inscription by Turner 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Front Cover:
Two Landscape Sketches and an Inscription by Turner 1819
D40956
Turner Bequest
Pencil on white wove paper, 189 x 113 mm
Inscribed by the artist in pencil ‘S to T[...]’ top right. Also ‘W [...] c [...] | up the valley [...] few S [...] | [...] upper M[...] or [?G...] | [w...] J[...] [w...] the | [...] in [w...] up [?A...] | and [?Winter] and [...] [...] | [?Pink] Down to the Floor | [?Aclls] [...] BR [?King] [...] | SG and MO [...] [...] | [...] [...] V. Red [...] | R[...] [...] S [?Leda] | [...] [O...] [F...]
Inscribed by an unknown hand in pencil ‘CXCI’ top right, descending right-hand edge
Stamped in black ‘CXCI’ top right, descending right-hand edge
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains two small landscape sketches and a lengthy inscription by the artist, all of which are too rough to be deciphered and identified.

Nicola Moorby
November 2010

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Two Landscape Sketches and an Inscription by Turner 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2010, 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-two-landscape-sketches-and-an-inscription-by-turner-r1138378, accessed 14 October 2019.