Joseph Mallord William Turner

?An Overturned Cart or Carriage

c.1823–4

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 162 x 98 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D17909
Turner Bequest CCV 43

Catalogue entry

With the page turned vertically, this slight sketch appears to represent an overturned four-wheeled cart or carriage, presumably observed by chance, perhaps on country road in the Thames Valley, seen on adjacent pages.

Matthew Imms
December 2014

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