Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Few Tree Trunks

1816

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 173 x 260 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D11575
Turner Bequest CXLVIII 31

Catalogue entry

This note of a few small trees at the top left of the page appears to be the continuation of a drawing, but not of folio 32 verso (D40861, the verso of Turner Bequest CXLVIII 25, now bound opposite). One possible association might be with folio 38 recto (D11549; Turner Bequest CXLVIII 16), but that would entail a fairly comprehensive reordering of this part of the book.
The inscribed number is washed out, leaving little more than a pink residue.

David Hill
May 2009

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