Joseph Mallord William TurnerHead of a Cart Horse 1805

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Artist
Title
Head of a Cart Horse
From Nelson Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXXIX
Date 1805
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 114 x 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40702
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Verso:
Head of a Cart Horse 1805
D40702
Pen and ink on white wove paper, 114 x 184 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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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