Joseph Mallord William Turner

Head of a Cart Horse

1805

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40702

Catalogue entry

Not numbered or described by Finberg, this very slight sketch is a continuation or alternative of the drawing of a cart horse on folio 8 of the sketchbook (D05454; Turner Bequest LXXXIX 9). These related sketches are the only ones in the book to be drawn in ink.

David Blayney Brown
March 2006

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