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Made by Turner for his lectures as Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy, this representation of a ruined amphitheatre is associated by Maurice Davies with a larger 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 ‘499’ top left and ‘119’ bottom left.
Supported by The Samuel H. Kress Foundation
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