Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of Branches and Foliage

c.1794

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 99 × 152 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00307
Turner Bequest XX 33 a

Catalogue entry

The drawing is continued on folio 34 recto opposite (D00308). There are slight studies of the branches of trees on folios 12 recto, 13 recto and 24 verso (D40753, D00274, D00292). These studies may also be linked to the sketches of men among rocks and branches on folios 36 verso, 37 verso, 41 verso (D00313, D00315, D00322).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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