Joseph Mallord William Turner

Colour Trials

?1796

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 226 x 288 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40056

Catalogue entry

There are scattered colour trials and blots. The recto is D00860 (Turner Bequest XXXII D), under which the inscriptions are discussed.
Technical notes:
There is a vertical fold two-thirds of the way across the sheet.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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