Joseph Mallord William Turner

Christ Crowned with Thorns, after Titian

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04340
Turner Bequest LXXII 52

Catalogue entry

Titian’s picture was painted for the church of Sta Maria delle Grazie in Milan, 1540–2. For Turner’s remarks on it, see folio 51 verso of this sketchbook (D04339). His copy was drawn with the book inverted.

David Blayney Brown
July 2005

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