Joseph Mallord William Turner

Outline Study of a Figure of Mercury

?1791

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 457 x 314 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40217

Catalogue entry

This drawing was presumably executed about the same time as that on the recto (D00066; Turner Bequest V N).
Technical notes:
The top left corner has been torn off, and the lower portion of the sheet cut away; there are several vertical tears at top and bottom of the sheet.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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