Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Group of Men

1798

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 174 x 125 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01676
Turner Bequest XLII 1

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the figure studies, which seem to show countrymen talking, were presumably made in a town square in Wales or on the English-Welsh border.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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