Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Picture Gallery with Roof Lights, and Related Plans

c.1818–22

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 108 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07086
Turner Bequest CV 68

Catalogue entry

See Introduction to the sketchbook for Turner’s new gallery behind his house in Queen Anne Street West, opened in 1822.
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is a view looking along a gallery with two large roof lights and a chimneypiece on the left-hand wall. A row of pictures is indicated along the upper part of the side and end walls. See Introduction to the sketchbook for Turner’s new gallery behind his house in Queen Anne Street West, opened in 1822.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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