Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Upper Stages of the Monument, London

c.1808–11

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 117 × 87 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07977
Turner Bequest CXIV 12 a

Display caption

This is one of a series of notes in which Turner analyses the appearance of the sculpture on top of the Monument from different viewpoints (see his lecture diagram number 4 (no.18)).

Gallery label, August 2004

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