Joseph Mallord William TurnerFoliage 1792-3

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Artist
Date 1792-3
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 213 x 275 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40547
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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Foliage 1792–3
D40547
Pencil on white wove paper, 213 x 275 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram below centre
Inscribed in pencil ‘Verso D40547 / Recto D00179’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This small sketch and the adjacent pencil trials are not mentioned under Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue entry for the recto (D00179; Turner Bequest XVII D).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.21.

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