Richard Hamilton, 'Release' 1972
Prints and Drawings Rooms holdings

The Prints and Drawings Rooms holdings range from the Turner Bequest to international modern and comtemporary prints

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Colour Study: The Burning of the Houses of Parliament' 1834
Art & Artists

Explore and research all facets of Tate's collection of British, international, modern and contemporary art from 1500 to the present day online

Visit the Prints & Drawings Rooms

Visit the Prints and Drawings Rooms at Tate Britain to access artworks on paper from the Tate collection

Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'The Scarlet Sunset' circa 1830-40
Turner Bequest

The Bequest comprises around 30,000 artworks on paper, offering a unique insight into Turner’s methods and travels

Alexander Cozens, 'Rocky Bay Scene' ?circa 1759-65
The Oppé Collection

Over 3,000 artworks on paper, including portraits, figurative drawings, and landscapes from the ‘golden age’ of British watercolour painting (1750–1850)

Stanley William Hayter, 'Hang Glider' 1979
Modern and contemporary prints

The work of several important British and international printmakers, representing media ranging from monotype to digital

John Constable, 'Netley Abbey by Moonlight' circa 1833
Historic British art

A fine collection of British School art spanning the sixteenth to the late nineteenth centuries

Francis Bacon, 'Turning Figure' circa 1959-62
Modern and contemporary drawings

Modern and contemporary British and international drawings covering a wide range of genres, aesthetics and styles