Joseph Mallord William Turner

Studies of a Procession in Honour of Bacchus

1805

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Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 150 x 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05616
Turner Bequest XC 84

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. The procession studies are variants of those on folio 83 verso (D05615), for which see catalogue note. That of Antony and Cleopatra, which Hill says is on this leaf, is also on folio 83 verso, with only a very slight overlap here.

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

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