Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner: A Name

?1794

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 275 x 212 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40238

Catalogue entry

Turner’s note refers to a patron who had commissioned a watercolour based on the drawing on the recto (D40237; Turner Bequest XXII Aa). See Tate D00331 and D00354 (Turner Bequest XXI E, XXII A) for other subjects commissioned by ‘Mr Lyte’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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