Joseph Mallord William Turner

Trees on a Sunlit Hillside with a River or Lake in the Foreground

c.1799–1802

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 135 × 210 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04138
Turner Bequest LXIX 121

Catalogue entry

Made with the page turned horizontally, this is one of a small group of landscape studies in coloured chalks; see also folios 109 recto and 110 recto (D04126, D04127; Turner Bequest LXIX 110, 111), and the copy after Claude Lorrain on folio 121 recto opposite (D04139; Turner Bequest LXIX 122).
Technical notes:
An offset from this page on folio 96 verso (D04112; Turner Bequest LXIX 97v) indicates that they were once bound consecutively.
Verso:
Blank

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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