Joseph Mallord William TurnerStudy of Branches c.1794

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Artist
Title
Study of Branches
From Marford Mill Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XX
Date c.1794
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 131 x 99 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40753
Turner Bequest XX 12
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Recto:
Study of Branches c.1794
D40753
Turner Bequest XX 12
Pencil on white laid paper, 152 x 99 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘12’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XX 12’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There is a similar slight study of branches on folio 13 recto (D00274); see also folios 24 verso and 25 verso (D00292, D00294).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram centre.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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