Joseph Mallord William Turner

Colour Trials

c.1797

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 149 x 180 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40105

Catalogue entry

Not mentioned in Finberg’s Inventory, dense colour trials cover this side of the sheet.1 There is a watercolour landscape on the recto (D00706; Turner Bequest XXIX A).

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.58.

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