J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

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

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Verso:
Study of a Tree on a Bank 1794
Turner Bequest XIX 15a
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 181 mm
Stamped in black ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study of a Tree on a Bank 1794 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-study-of-a-tree-on-a-bank-r1140740, accessed 23 February 2018.