Joseph Mallord William TurnerSketch of a Putto with a Lyre c.1789

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Artist
Title
Sketch of a Putto with a Lyre
From Oxford Sketchbook
Turner Bequest II
Date c.1789
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 249 x 160 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00037
Turner Bequest II 20 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 20 Verso:
Sketch of a Putto with a Lyre c.1789
D00037
Turner Bequest II 20a
Pencil on white laid paper, 249 x 160 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram centre right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Made with the page turned vertically. A ruled diagonal line on this page is a continuation from folio 21 recto (D00038).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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