Joseph Mallord William Turner

Colour Trials

c.1789

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 160 x 249 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40738

Catalogue entry

The page is blank apart from colour trials along the top edge and lower right, apparently for the drawing on folio 4 recto (D00014); it is not listed in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue.1

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.3.

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