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Given two numbers by Turner, this diagram made for his lectures as Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy is one of two illustrating a recess and shadows; see also Diagram 69 (Tate D17093; Turner Bequest CXCV 123). They are associated by Maurice Davies with a large group of diagrams illustrating the production of shadows; see note to Diagram 60 (Tate D17085; Turner Bequest CXCV 115).
Blank, save for an inscription by an unknown hand in pencil ‘117’ bottom left
Supported by The Samuel H. Kress Foundation