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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Trunk and Branches of a Tree 1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Trunk and Branches of a Tree 1805
D05925
Turner Bequest XCV 21
Pencil on white wove paper, 367 x 259 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘21’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCV 21’ top right, running vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This was a right-hand page from the sketchbook; Turner turned it to upright format to make this study and the gutter is at the top of the leaf.
Verso:
Blank. Laid down.

David Blayney Brown
February 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Trunk and Branches of a Tree 1805 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-trunk-and-branches-of-a-tree-r1129956, accessed 23 December 2014.