Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Figure on a Prancing Horse, with Other Figures, and Putti Circling Above

c.1792

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 416 × 256 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40215

Catalogue entry

This almost indecipherable sketch is possibly not by Turner. It may be the work of a friend and colleague at the Academy Schools, Robert Ker Porter (1777–1842), who was to specialise in military and equestrian subjects.
The recto of this leaf is D00062 (Turner Bequest V I).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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