Joseph Mallord William TurnerGroup of Trees on Pevensey Marsh c.1806-10

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Artist
Title
Group of Trees on Pevensey Marsh
From Herstmonceux and Pevensey Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCI
Date c.1806-10
MediumChalk and graphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 128 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05640
Turner Bequest XCI 23
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Recto:
Group of Trees on Pevensey Marsh circa 1806–10
D05640
Turner Bequest XCI 23
Pencil and white chalk on cream wove paper, prepared with a buff wash, 128 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘23’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCI 23’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram, lower right of centre
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The title is Finberg’s and probably right. See also folio 22 of the sketchbook (D05639). Turner indicates sails off-shore.
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
March 2011

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