Joseph Mallord William Turner

Design for Classical Composition

c.1816–17

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 129 x 205 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10350
Turner Bequest CXXXIX 6

Catalogue entry

See note to folio 3 (D10345) for classical composition studies in this sketchbook. The groups of trees framing a vista with a bridge or aqueduct recur on folios 4 and 5 (D10347, D10348).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
May 2011

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