Joseph Mallord William TurnerStudy of Foliage ?1792

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Artist
Title
Study of Foliage
Date ?1792
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 217 x 271 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40222
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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Study of Foliage ?1792
D40222
Pencil on white wove paper, 217 x 271 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom left
Inscribed in pencil ‘Recto D00118 verso D40222’ bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There is another drawing on the recto (D00118; Turner Bequest VIII D). The present study is not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue.1

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.13.

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