Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Small Studies of Architectural Details

1797

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 270 x 210 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40562

Catalogue entry

As David Hill suggests, these details of Gothic ornament (not mentioned by Finberg1) are probably notes made at Howden; see the recto of this leaf (D00987; Turner Bequest XXXIV 78), and the preceding page, folio 81 recto (D00986; Turner Bequest XXXIV 77).

Andrew Wilton
January 2013

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.73.

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