Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Classical Harbour, with Crowds of Figures around a Staircase

1805

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 150 x 258 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05493
Turner Bequest XC 2

Catalogue entry

See notes to folios 1 and 1 verso (D05492, D05493). The subject is a development of the figure sketch on the latter, now including a staircase and a group of soldiers with shields.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
August 2007

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