Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of the Figure of a Standing Angel with Arms Raised

c.1799–1805

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Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 433 x 272 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05072
Turner Bequest LXXXI 170

Catalogue entry

One of the two fragments here is blank. Like the angel on the recto of the second fragment (D05071; Turner Bequest LXXXI 169), the one here may be associated with one of the Biblical subjects that Turner was planning in this sketchbook.
Technical notes:
The two fragments, together comprising about a quarter of the area of the original leaf, have been set within a sheet of modern blue paper.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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