Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Clump of Weeds

c.1799–1802

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 x 210 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04130
Turner Bequest LXIX 114

Catalogue entry

This study was made with the page turned horizontally. There is part of a study of foliage, also in India ink stump, on folio 10 verso (D40586). Note also studies of weeds in the contemporary Egyptian Details sketchbook (Tate D03836, D03837, D03935; Turner Bequest LXVI 4, 5, 98a).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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