Joseph Mallord William TurnerStudy of Fairground Tents and a Stall 1794

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Artist
Title
Study of Fairground Tents and a Stall
From Marford Mill Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XX
Date 1794
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 152 x 99 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00311
Turner Bequest XX 35 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 35 Verso:
Study of Fairground Tents and a Stall 1794
D00311
Turner Bequest XX 35a
Pencil on white laid paper, 152 x 99 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom centre
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is one of many studies in this book made at a fairground; see folios 9 recto, 11 recto, 14 recto, 15 recto and verso, 16 recto and 20 recto (D00270, D00273, D00275, D00276, D00277, D00278, D00285).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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