J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner Studies of a Climbing (?or Falling) Male Figure and of a Seated Man ?1795

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 37 Verso:
Studies of a Climbing (?or Falling) Male Figure and of a Seated Man ?1795
D00315
Turner Bequest XX 37a
Pencil on white laid paper, 152 x 99 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The studies are inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation. Compare the drawings on folios 33 verso–34 recto, 36 verso and 41 verso (D00307, D00308, D00313, D00322).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Studies of a Climbing (?or Falling) Male Figure and of a Seated Man ?1795 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-studies-of-a-climbing-or-falling-male-figure-and-of-a-seated-r1140708, accessed 30 July 2015.