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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 152 x 99 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00280
Turner Bequest XX 17

Catalogue entry

The faint sketch is towards the bottom of the page; its subject, formed form cursive lines, is unclear. See introductory note to this sketchbook on this early record of Turner as drawing master. The lists of drawing tools on folios 29 verso and 39 recto (D00300, D00318) are presumably connected with this enterprise.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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