Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study for a Historical Subject: A Town with Towers and a Bridge, in a Thunder Storm

c.1799–1805

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 436 × 271 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05013
Turner Bequest LXXXI 111

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, this is a continuation of the drawing on folio 56 verso opposite (D05012; Turner Bequest LXXXI 110), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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