Lot 273
  • 273

Joseph Mallord William Turner R.A., 1775-1851

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Description

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner R.A.
  • Liber Studiorum: The Egremont Sea-Piece
  • 202 by 287mm.; 8 by 11¼in.
Etching in brown, an early working proof before 1808

Provenance

ex. coll. Charles Stokes (L.2758);
Mary Constance Clarke (L.449)

Literature

W. G. Rawlinson, Turner's Liber Studiorum, London, 1906, pl.10, p.33

Catalogue Note

Miss Clarke inherited the famous collection of Mr. Stokes, friend of Turner.  His collection was acquired mainly during Turner's life time.  The drawing is in the National Gallery.
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