Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Wooded Landscape

c.1807–14

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 x 69 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D08311
Turner Bequest CXXII 18 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the page turned vertically, this rapid sketch perhaps shows a road receding between trees. There are various identified and likely subjects along the River Thames in this sketchbook, as discussed in the Introduction, so this might be a Thames Valley scene.

Matthew Imms
September 2013

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