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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Verses (Inscriptions ?by Turner) 1808

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Verso:
Verses (Inscriptions ?by Turner) 1808
Turner Bequest CVI 11a
Inscribed perhaps by Turner in ink (see main catalogue entry) on white wove paper, 185 x 108 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The verses inscribed here (not certainly by Turner) continue the poem ‘John Bull Content’ begun on the recto (D07145), for which see catalogue note for a full transcription with comment.

David Blayney Brown
July 2010

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Verses (Inscriptions ?by Turner) 1808 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 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-verses-inscriptions-by-turner-r1129572, accessed 22 November 2019.