J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Head of the Apollo Belvedere ?1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Head of the Apollo Belvedere ?1793
Black and white chalks on laid brown-grey wrapping paper, 440 x 277 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Other studies of the Apollo Belvedere in this group are Tate D00056–D00058 (Turner Bequest V C–E).
The recto of this irregular sheet is D00067 (Turner Bequest V O).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Head of the Apollo Belvedere ?1793 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-head-of-the-apollo-belvedere-r1140270, accessed 11 December 2019.