Joseph Mallord William Turner

Back View of a Man Running, Holding ?a Quiver

c.1791

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 92 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00191
Turner Bequest XVII P

Catalogue entry

A slight sketch; the man wears modern dress; it has been suggested that the object he holds is a bunch of flowers,1 but this seems unlikely.
1
Ann Forsdyke, MS note.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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