Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Boat; Foliage 1792-3

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MediumGraphite on paper
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41455
Turner Bequest XXIII R v
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Boat; Foliage 1792–3
D41455
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 161 x 232 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
These studies, with a slight brush drawing in blue colour, are not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue;1 they were possibly made in connection with the drawing on the recto (D00392; Turner Bequest XXIII R).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.39.

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