Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of a Tree on a Bank 1794

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Study of a Tree on a Bank
From Matlock Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XIX
Date 1794
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 111 x 181 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00222
Turner Bequest XIX 15 a
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Catalogue entry

Running into the gutter, this is evidently the remaining portion of a drawing on the following leaf, which has been torn out (see the introduction to the sketchbook).
Technical notes:
There are some adventitious smears of grey colour.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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