Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Cutter c.1805-6

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Artist
Title
A Cutter
From Hesperides (1) Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCIII
Date c.1805-6
MediumPen and ink on paper
Dimensionssupport: 171 x 262 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05790
Turner Bequest XCIII 15 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Verso:
A Cutter circa 1805–6
D05790
Turner Bequest XCIII 15a
Pen and ink on white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 171 x 262 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Presumably drawn on a trip down the Thames. For a further study of a cutter see pseudo folio 11 (originally 41) verso of the sketchbook (D40634)

David Blayney Brown
October 2007

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