Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription: Columns of Figures

c.1794

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 152 × 99 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00272
Turner Bequest XX 10

Catalogue entry

Columns of figures run down from the top right, half way down the right-hand edge:
3½    8 – 6 
3   – 7 – 6 
2     5 
3     7 – 6 
2     4 
2     4 
2     4 
2     4 
4  10 

     60 – 6 
‘69’ is inscribed separately towards the bottom right. There is a similar list on folio 9 verso opposite (D00271).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram centre.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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