Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Wooded Terrain

c.1820–30

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 176 × 263 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40148

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting coastal terrain and seagoing vessels in various combinations. For the grouping and dating of these works to the middle and later periods of Turner’s career, see the section introduction.
Technical Notes:
A margin of lighter paper around the edges of the sheet indicates prolonged exposure to light.
Verso:
Pencil notes reading ‘80’, ‘573 C’, ‘CCLXIII. 312’. Stamped in black with the Turner Bequest monogram and ‘CCLXIII – 312’.

John Chu
June 2015

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