French School 18th century

Study of a Pumpkin Plant against a Rocky Background

c.1740

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Artist
French School 18th century 1700–1799
Medium
Chalk, pastel and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 323 x 546 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04152
Turner Bequest LXX A

Display caption

The attribution to Oudry is a modern one. This is perhaps the finest of Turner's surviving drawings by other artists.

Gallery label, August 2004

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