Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Group of Figures ?on a Beach

c.1826–40

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 141 × 192 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24934
Turner Bequest CCLX 98

Catalogue entry

This slightly rendered group of figures, which appears to include children may have been observed on a beach (see the Introduction for other examples of such recreational scenes).
Verso:
Blank; inscribed in pencil ‘D24934’ top centre, upside down.
There is a border of white paper or tape, indicating that the sheet was formerly mounted.

Matthew Imms
December 2015

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