J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Colour Trials c.1795

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Verso:
Colour Trials c.1795
Watercolour on white wove paper, 130 x 205 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The colour trials, not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue,1 are for the study on folio 28 recto opposite (D00489).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.45.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Colour Trials c.1795 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-colour-trials-r1140808, accessed 03 July 2020.