Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of a Standing Man Smoking a Pipe

?1792

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 272 × 216 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40226

Catalogue entry

This faint figure recurs in almost identical form on the verso of a wash drawing of Don Quixote and the Enchanted Bark, in a private collection (see under Tate D00189; Turner Bequest XVII N).
There is another drawing on the recto (D00182; Turner Bequest XVII G).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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