Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dock Leaves

c.1808

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 76 x 115 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06770
Turner Bequest CII 26

Catalogue entry

A large dock plant (in Greenwich Park) is in the right foreground of Turner’s picture London (Tate N00483).1 For related subjects in this sketchbook, see Introduction.

David Blayney Brown
March 2007

1
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, pp.69–70 no.97 (pl.104).

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