Joseph Mallord William TurnerGroup of Figures 1802

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Artist
Title
Group of Figures
From Swiss Figures Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXVIII
Date 1802
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 198 x 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04813
Turner Bequest LXXVIII 16
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
Group of Figures 1802
D04813
Turner Bequest LXXVIII 16
Pencil on white laid paper, 198 x 163 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXVIII 16’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This pencil sketch of five figures is the most perfunctory in the sketchbook.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
June 2003

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