Joseph Mallord William TurnerFigures on a River Bank c.1815-18

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Artist
Title
Figures on a River Bank
From Hints River Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXLI
Date c.1815-18
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 88 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10627
Turner Bequest CXLI 25 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 25 Verso:
Figures on a River Bank circa 1815–18
D10627
Turner Bequest CXLI 25a
Pencil on white wove paper, 88 x 114 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Continued on folio 26 of the sketchbook (D10628) this quick sketch seems to show figures and boats at the side of a river. In the context of the sketchbook this is likely to be another Richmond subject.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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