Joseph Mallord William Turner

Offset of Trees on a Sunlit Hillside with a River or Lake in the Foreground

c.1799–1802

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 x 210 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04112
Turner Bequest LXIX 97 v

Catalogue entry

Not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Inventory,1 this adventitious offset of coloured chalks from the landscape composition on folio 120 recto (D04138; Turner Bequest LXIX 121) indicates that the pages were once bound consecutively.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.173.

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