Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Road through a Wooded Landscape

1795–6

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 328 x 432 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00697
Turner Bequest XXVIII L

Catalogue entry

Stylistically this sheet can be compared with the drawing of a fisherman’s cottage and boat (Tate D00704; Turner Bequest XXVIII S), derived from a study in the South Wales sketchbook (Tate; Turner Bequest XXVI).
Technical notes:
The sheet is faded and discoloured from prolonged exposure.
Verso:
Blank; a few colour blots; not stamped.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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