Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study for a Classical Picture

c.1812–13

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 178 × 110 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09111
Turner Bequest CXXIX 37

Catalogue entry

This is one of a series of studies for classical landscape subjects on an upright format. See notes to folio 20 verso, D09082, the first in the series.
Technical notes:
There is a small hole in this leaf, near the right edge.
Verso:
Blank, except for some splashes of ink offset from drawing on folio 38 recto (D09112), opposite.

David Hill
October 2008

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