Joseph Mallord William Turner

Details of the Royal Hospital, Greenwich

c.1808

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 76 x 115 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06769
Turner Bequest CII 25 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. This sketch shows various details of the tower and cupola of the Painted Hall, seen from the south. The structures are much as painted in Turner’s picture London (Tate N00483);1 for related subjects in this sketchbook, see Introduction.

David Blayney Brown
March 2007

1
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, pp.69–70 no.97 (pl.104).

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