Joseph Mallord William Turner

Figures on a River Bank

c.1815–18

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 88 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10628
Turner Bequest CXLI 26

Catalogue entry

Continued on folio 25 verso of the sketchbook (D10627), for which see catalogue note for the possible Richmond subject. Turner’s inscriptions are hard to read but might refer to a load of hay carried by a barge on the river.

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

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