Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Ballad-Seller’s Stall

1793

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 212 x 136 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00151
Turner Bequest XIII F

Catalogue entry

As Finberg notes,1 the figure and details recorded in this study were used by Turner in the finished watercolour of Worcester Cathedral in the British Museum, London (Henderson Bequest).2
1
Finberg 1909, I, p.17.
2
Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979, p.308 no.67, pl.16.
Technical notes:
The sheet has been folded in half, with the upper part left blank.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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