Joseph Mallord William Turner
Study of Crenellation 1794

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Study of Crenellation
From Matlock Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XIX
Date 1794
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 111 x 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00250
Turner Bequest XIX 36 a
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Catalogue entry

The drawing is inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation.
Technical notes:
There is a pencil scribble, which appears to be recent and fortuitous, towards the right.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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