Joseph Mallord William Turner

An Arched Ruin and Foliage

?1792

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 380 x 279 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40244

Catalogue entry

This very broad, slight sketch, not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue,1 was presumably made about the time of the drawing on the recto (D00400; Turner Bequest XXIII Z).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.40.

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