Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Boy Lying on a Country Weir with his Hand in the Water

c.1834–6

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 79 × 101 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27757
Turner Bequest CCLXXXI 18

Catalogue entry

This is a sketchy continuation of trees and a distant building from the main part of the composition on folio 17 verso opposite (D27756), where a youth is seen on the weir.

Matthew Imms
April 2014

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