Joseph Mallord William Turner

?A Kneeling Figure with a Sword

c.1789

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 160 × 249 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00025
Turner Bequest II 12 a

Catalogue entry

A slight sketch, difficult to decipher, inverted in relation to the sketchbook’s foliation. It may have been copied from a carving or painting in one of the houses Turner visited on this tour.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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