Joseph Mallord William Turner

Trees, for Dido and Aeneas Hunting: Storm Approaching

1805

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 117 × 182 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06181
Turner Bequest XCVIII 1 a

Catalogue entry

For the two subjects in this sketchbook illustrating Virgil’s Aeneid see Introduction to the sketchbook, the recto of the present leaf (D06180) and folio 2 (D06182). Seen here are the tree tops of the composition drawn mainly on folio 2, for which see catalogue note for the subject.

David Blayney Brown
July 2008

Read full Catalogue entry

Explore

You might like