Joseph Mallord William Turner

Plans and Sections of a Picture Gallery, with Roof Lights

c.1818–22

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 108 × 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07045
Turner Bequest CV 43 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. These plans are to be associated with Turner’s plans for his own gallery, along with other drawings and diagrams in the sketchbook; see Introduction for Turner’s new gallery behind his house in Queen Anne Street West, opened in 1822.

David Blayney Brown
June 2010

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