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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study for a Picture of the First Plague of Egypt c.1799-1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Recto:
Study for a Picture of the First Plague of Egypt c.1799–1805
D04945
Turner Bequest LXXXI 43
Pencil on blue laid paper, 436 x 271 mm
Watermarks ‘1794’ and Strasburg lily
Stamped in black ‘LXXXI–43’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of the drawing on folio 22 verso opposite (D04944; Turner Bequest LXXXI 42) , under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study for a Picture of the First Plague of Egypt c.1799–1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-study-for-a-picture-of-the-first-plague-of-egypt-r1178149, accessed 17 October 2019.