Joseph Mallord William TurnerStudy for 'Isis': a Classical Rotunda by the River 1805

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Artist
Title
Study for 'Isis': a Classical Rotunda by the River
Date 1805
MediumPen and ink on paper
Dimensionssupport: 150 x 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05496
Turner Bequest XC 5
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Recto:
Study for ‘Isis’: a Classical Rotunda by the River 1805
D05496
Turner Bequest XC 5
Pencil on off-white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 150 x 258 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘5’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XC 5’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For the subject and related work see note to folio 3 of the sketchbook (D05494).
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
August 2007

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