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Coniston Old Man

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (draughtsman)

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Coniston Old Man

(recto title)


Turner, Joseph Mallord William ascribed to (draughtsman) [ULAN info: British artist, 1775-1851]







Technique Description

recto: blue-grey wash with some graphite verso: graphite on paper


height: 252 mm
width: 362 mm


given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1931 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Dr Crawford J. Pocock (see L. 579); John Ruskin; Arthur Severn sale, Sotheby's, 20 May 1931, lot 113, bt. for the Friends of the Fitzwilliam (£10)


  1. Ruskin, John Works, [page: 416-7]
    [comments: n. 3]
  2. Cormack, Malcolm (1975) J.M.W. Turner, R.A. 1775-1851; a catalogue of Drawings and Watercolours in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 77-8]
    [comments: cat. no. 57, pl. 57 (both black and white)]


blue-grey wash (medium)
graphite (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

1587 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 14042; Input Date: 2000-10-11 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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