Joseph Mallord William Turner

An Old Woman Seated by a Hut

1801

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 162 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02478
Turner Bequest LIII 12

Catalogue entry

The drawing on folio 11 recto (D02477) may be a more detailed study of this figure, but the two old women seem to be distinct. This one is seated before a thatched hut or shelter in an expansive landscape with a river valley beyond, presumably that of either the Esk or the Tees.
Verso:
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Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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