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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Two Groups of Figures 1822-3

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Inside Back Cover
Two Groups of Figures 1822–3
D41403
Pencil on paper, 257 x 178 mm
Inscribed by H.S. Trimmer in black ink ‘No 149’ and signed; by Charles Locke Eastlake ‘C.L.E.’, and by John Prescott Knight in pencil ‘JPK’, inside back cover, inverted, bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘7/66’ inside back cover, inverted, bottom right
Inscribed in pencil CCII inside back cover, inverted, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the sketchbook turned upside down relative to the foliation, Turner has roughly sketched in two groups of figures in reclining and upright postures on the paper pastedown.

Alice Rylance-Watson
March 2013

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Two Groups of Figures 1822–3 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-two-groups-of-figures-r1148328, accessed 15 July 2020.