Joseph Mallord William Turner

An Octagonal Tower at the Corner of a Building

c.1792–3

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 195 x 122 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00190
Turner Bequest XVII O

Catalogue entry

The dating of this slight study is uncertain. The tower may be the Summerhouse at Eyton, Shropshire, although the resemblance is presumably fortuitous.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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