Joseph Mallord William Turner

Colour Trials

c.1795

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 130 x 205 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40758

Catalogue entry

The colour trials, not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue,1 are for the study on folio 30 recto opposite (D00491), from which there is some offsetting.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.45.

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