Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Public Fountain with Several Figures, and a Horse Drinking

1801

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 x 162 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02605
Turner Bequest LIII 95 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the page turned horizontally, this may be a street scene in Newcastle upon Tyne, which Turner drew on folios 94 verso–95 recto (D02603–D02604). The fountain in this sketch is apparently the same as that shown on folio 96 verso (D02607).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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