Joseph Mallord William Turner

Commentary on Titian’s ‘St Peter Martyr’ (Inscription by Turner)

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04306
Turner Bequest LXXII 27 a

Catalogue entry

The inscription (written with the sketchbook inverted) concludes Turner’s comments begun on folio 28 verso (D04308), for which see catalogue entry for a full transcription and notes on Titian’s picture.

David Blayney Brown
July 2005

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