Joseph Mallord William Turner

Gurnard

c.1835–40

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 86 × 111 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27384
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX a 10

Catalogue entry

This page features the drawing of the tail of a gurnard fish which continues over onto folio 9 verso opposite (D27383; Turner Bequest CCLXXIX a 9a). For the several studies of gurnards in this volume, see the sketchbook Introduction.

John Chu
February 2015

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