Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant Mountains, with Clouds in Front of the Sun; Study of a Tree

1799

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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
D02065
Turner Bequest XLVI 47 a

Catalogue entry

In addition to this quick sketch of a broad landscape with mountains and clouds, made with the page turned horizontally, there is a continuation from the tree study on folio 48 recto (D02066), inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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