Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Figures, possibly after a Classical Relief

1824

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 220 x 291 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41501
Turner Bequest CCXVIII 7v

Catalogue entry

At top left Turner has made a summary squared-off sketch of two figures, ‘possibly from a classical relief seen at Trier’.1 To the right of this is an inscription reading ‘C[?h/t] – l – ch’.
1
Powell 1995, Appendix p.212.
Verso:
Blank

Alice Rylance-Watson
December 2013

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