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Portrait drawing - Mary Dawson Turner
  • Mary Dawson Turner
    Cotman, John Sell, born 1782 - died 1842
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Mary Dawson Turner

  • Object:

    Portrait drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1818 (made)
    1819 (collected)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cotman, John Sell, born 1782 - died 1842 (artist)
    Turner, Dawson, born 1775 - died 1858 (collector)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Graphite, coloured crayon and watercolour portrait

  • Museum number:

    E.1129-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf D, box 1

Physical description

Graphite, coloured crayon and watercolour portrait depicting Mary Dawson Turner (1774-1850).

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1818 (made)
1819 (collected)

Artist/maker

Cotman, John Sell, born 1782 - died 1842 (artist)
Turner, Dawson, born 1775 - died 1858 (collector)

Materials and Techniques

Graphite, coloured crayon and watercolour portrait

Dimensions

Height: 8.75 in, Width: 7.25 in, Height: 14.75 in volume, Width: 11.75 in

Object history note

This was No. 37 of a 'Collection of Original Portraits, 1819', formed by Dawson Turner.

Descriptive line

John Sell Cotman. Mary Dawson Turner, second daughter of William Palgrave of Coltishall and wife of Dawson Turner, F.R.S. Great Britain, 1818.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Pencil; Crayon; Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Portraits; Profiles

Categories

Drawings; Portraits; Hair and hairstyles; Fashion; Women's clothes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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