Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Sketches of Birds

1819

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 229 x 368 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16390
Turner Bequest CLXXXIX 59

Catalogue entry

This sheet is blank apart from three small sketches of birds, one of which appears to be a duck, at the bottom centre of the page. Like many drawings within the Rome C. Studies sketchbook the study has been executed in pencil over grey watercolour wash.
Verso:
Blank except for traces of watercolour.

Nicola Moorby
October 2009

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