Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Flags and Notes

c.1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 75 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18384
Turner Bequest CCX 44 65

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has dashed off some rough jottings of flags with an inscription transcribed ‘F[...] [?Black] D[...]’. These sketches may be associated with drawings of knights mounted on horseback carrying flags on Tate D18403–D18404; Turner Bequest CCX 55–55a.
Verso:
Blank.

Alice Rylance-Watson
February 2015

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