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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 76 x 115 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06782
Turner Bequest CII 32

Catalogue entry

Other sketches of stags in this sketchbook are on folios 43, 44 and 50 verso (D06804, D06806, D06819). These must have been made in Greenwich Park, and Turner included similar groups in the foreground of his picture London (Tate N00483).1

David Blayney Brown
March 2007

1
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, pp.69–70 no.97 (pl.104).

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