The Pocket Magazine: an introduction

Turner made sixteen watercolours for 'The Pocket Magazine, or Elegant Repository of Useful and Entertaining Literature', published by Harrison & Co of Paternoster Row, London in monthly parts, from no.1 for August 1794. The monthly parts were published in arrears, so that for August appeared in September, and so on. Pocket Magazine, No.1, August 1794Photograph … Continue reading The Pocket Magazine: an introduction

Tower of London, c.1794

Pencil and watercolour, 70 x 115 mm,   2 3/4 x 4 1/2 ins, mounted in the artist's original washline border. Inscribed lower right, "Turner" and on label, 'Tower of London by Turner RA/ presented by him to Flaxman the Sculptor and purchased at his sale' and 'Purchased at Grundy sale Oct/87 No.134'. Sterling and Francine … Continue reading Tower of London, c.1794