Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Hand

c.1800–7

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 119 x 73 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40645

Catalogue entry

Not noticed or described by Finberg, this is a slight indication of a hand, belonging to the nude woman with upraised arm sketched on folio 37 of the sketchbook (D05211). There is also a slight offset of the whole figure.

David Blayney Brown
November 2004

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