Joseph Mallord William Turner

Indications of Transfer Process

c.1810

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 657 x 830 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40005

Catalogue entry

These indications of Turner’s transfer process are on the back of Diagram 52 (Tate D17070; Turner Bequest CXCV 100), which illustrates the perspective construction of Ionic capitals by Jacques Androuet du Cerceau and the elder Thomas Malton. For tracings of the Ionic capital made from this diagram, see Tate D17078 and D17071.

Andrea Fredericksen
June 2004

Supported by The Samuel H. Kress Foundation

Revised by David Blayney Brown
January 2012

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