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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D18168
Turner Bequest CCIX 6

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has rendered a cursory sketch of trees in woodland or pasture. This drawing may be connected to the views of Colchester framed by trees on Tate D18163, D18165, D18167; Turner Bequest CCIX 3, 4, 5. The artist has inscribed a note at the foot of one of the trees reading ‘P’ (perhaps signifying ‘poplar’ or ‘pine’) and ‘acorn’.

Alice Rylance-Watson
January 2015

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