Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inscription by Turner: Colour Notes

1792

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 140 × 121 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40231

Catalogue entry

Inscribed by Turner in pencil:
In the Shadow the [?stones] the same
some umber and S Green the Broken
parts umber and Bister’, continuing in brush and grey ‘the Distance
part a Blue Green Sap and B
The notes relate to the study on the recto (D00192; Turner Bequest XVII Q).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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