Joseph Mallord William TurnerGroup of Trees 1809

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Artist
Title
Group of Trees
From Frittlewell Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXII
Date 1809
Dimensionssupport: 107 x 180 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07843
Turner Bequest CXII 83 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 83 Verso:
Group of Trees 1809
D07843
Turner Bequest CXII 83a
Pencil on white wove paper, 107 x 180 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Gypsy’ bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. For a similar drawing and Finberg’s misreading of Turner’s inscription as ‘Cypress’ see note to folio 82 verso of the sketchbook (D07841).

David Blayney Brown
June 2009

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