Joseph Mallord William TurnerStudies of the Branch of a Tree, and of a Figure Lying on the Ground c.1794

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Artist
Title
Studies of the Branch of a Tree, and of a Figure Lying on the Ground
From Marford Mill Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XX
Date c.1794
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 99 x 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00302
Turner Bequest XX 30 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 30 Verso:
Studies of the Branch of a Tree, and of a Figure Lying on the Ground c.1794
D00302
Turner Bequest XX 30a
Pencil on white laid paper, 99 x 152 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram centre right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The two images on this page are probably not connected; compare the study on folio 31 recto (D00303). Compare the outline sketches of branches on folios 12 recto and 13 recto (D40753, D00274); see also folios 24 verso and 25 verso (D00292, D00294).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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