Joseph Mallord William TurnerStudy of a Stag Seen from the Front c.1789

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Artist
Title
Study of a Stag Seen from the Front
From Oxford Sketchbook
Turner Bequest II
Date c.1789
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 160 x 249 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00020
Turner Bequest II 8 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Verso:
Study of a Stag Seen from the Front c.1789
D00020
Turner Bequest II 8a
Pencil and watercolour on white laid paper, 160 x 249 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There are grey wash colour trials in the outer corners of the sheet. To the right is an extension of the ruled grid on folio 9 recto (D00021).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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