Joseph Mallord William Turner ?A Kneeling Figure with a Sword c.1789

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?A Kneeling Figure with a Sword
From Oxford Sketchbook
Turner Bequest II
Date c.1789
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 160 x 249 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest II 12 a
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Catalogue entry

A slight sketch, difficult to decipher, inverted in relation to the sketchbook’s foliation. It may have been copied from a carving or painting in one of the houses Turner visited on this tour.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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