Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Visitation, after Jan Lievens

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 × 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04362
Turner Bequest LXXII 68

Catalogue entry

Lievens’s (Jan Lievens 1607–1674) picture was painted 1638–40 for the Jesuit church in Brussels. It was acquired by Louis XV in Brussels in 1777, during the sale of pictures from the collections of the Flemish Jesuits which followed the suppression of the Society of Jesus.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
July 2005

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