Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Roots and Trunks of a Group of Trees

?1799

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 174 x 125 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01814
Turner Bequest XLII 138

Catalogue entry

Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the study is continued on folio 70 recto opposite (D01815; Turner Bequest XLII 139), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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