Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Bay on a Rocky Coast, with a Man Running

1792–3

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Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 213 x 271 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00396
Turner Bequest XXIII V

Catalogue entry

Together with Tate D00391 and D00392 (Turner Bequest XXIII Q, R), this demonstrates Turner’s debt to P.J. de Loutherbourg (1740–1812) at this period. The group of dog and running man occurs on a related sheet of studies (Tate D00398; Turner Bequest XXIII X).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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