Joseph Mallord William Turner

Academy Study of a Kneeling Male Nude Holding a Sword and Gigantic Decapitated Head

1798

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01505
Turner Bequest XL 25

Catalogue entry

This drawing continues on folio 26 verso opposite (D01504; Turner Bequest XL 24a), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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