Joseph Mallord William Turner

Rocks or Hills

1791

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: 185 × 263 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40734

Catalogue entry

This is a slight sketch, not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue.1 There are grey colour trials towards the left centre and top right.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.9.

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