Joseph Mallord William Turner
Buildings and Trees 1799

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Buildings and Trees
From Dolbadarn Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XLVI
Date 1799
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 79 x 130 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02108
Turner Bequest XLVI 75
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Catalogue entry

The pen line above the main subject is difficult to elucidate; it does not seem to relate directly to the drawing below. It may be an accidental mark, or alternatively is the outline of a mountain or of a slate-heap.
Verso:
Blank; washed with a grey ground

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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