Joseph Mallord William Turner

Group of Trees

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 187 x 112 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04250
Turner Bequest LXXI 51

Catalogue entry

Numbered by Finberg as folio 51 of this sketchbook, this has since been rebound as folio 59. Turner turned the book sideways to draw an upright composition. Two very similar sketches of trees are on folios 58 and 60 (D04249, D04251). All were doubtless drawn on the way to Paris.
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David Blayney Brown
April 2003

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