Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study for a Picture of William Tell Escaping from the Boat

c.1802–5

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 436 x 271 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04937
Turner Bequest LXXXI 36

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the drawing is continued on folio 19 recto opposite (D04938; Turner Bequest LXXXI 37), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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