Joseph Mallord William Turner

Man Talking to an Oyster-Seller

c.1835–40

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 x 111 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27378
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX a 7

Catalogue entry

This scene of a young man and woman conversing is one of the more highly finished and discussed studies in this volume. It is described at greater length in the sketchbook Introduction.

John Chu
February 2015

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