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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Trees c.1806-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
Trees circa 1806–8
Turner Bequest XCVII 18
Pencil on white wove paper, 107 x 182 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘18’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVII 18’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg was probably right in thinking that this sketch, on the right portion of the leaf, extends the view of Windsor Castle from the North on folio 17 (D06088).

David Blayney Brown
September 2008

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Trees c.1806–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2008, 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-trees-r1130270, accessed 22 June 2018.