Joseph Mallord William Turner

Commentary on Titian’s ‘Christ Crowned with Thorns’ (Inscription by Turner)

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
D04338
Turner Bequest LXXII 51

Catalogue entry

See folio 52 of this sketchbook (D04340) for Titian’s picture and Turner’s copy. Turner’s remarks here (written with the book inverted) conclude those begun on the verso of this leaf (D04339), for which see catalogue note for a full transcription.

David Blayney Brown
July 2005

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