Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Man in a Black Coat and Hat; a Woman in a White Cap and Chemise with a Green Skirt and Bare Feet

1801

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 156 x 92 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D03441
Turner Bequest LIX 2

Catalogue entry

The man, who is apparently leaning against a wall or tree, wears a coat with several collars, and is perhaps a coachman. This is one of a series of figure studies between folios 1 recto and 16 recto (D03440–D03444, D03446–D03456); see the sketchbook’s Introduction.
Verso:
Blank; offset from folio 3 recto opposite (D03442).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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