Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches of a Town

1835

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D30657
Turner Bequest CCCIV 14

Catalogue entry

These rough sketches show the profile of a town. The handling is similar to sketches rendered on the folio opposite (Tate D30656; Turner Bequest CCCIV 13a).
Technical notes:
There are smudges of black pigment or chalk across the central and lower registers of the page.

Alice Rylance-Watson
November 2015

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