Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Studies of a Man or Boy Sitting in the Branches of a Tree

?1795

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 152 x 99 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00313
Turner Bequest XX 36 a

Catalogue entry

The studies are inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation. Compare the drawings on folios 33 verso–34 recto, 37 verso and 41 verso (D00307, D00308, D00315, D00322).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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