Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Watercolour on white card, 149 x 180 mm
Stamped in black with Turner Bequest monogram bottom centre
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Not mentioned in Finberg’s Inventory
, dense colour trials cover this side of the sheet.1
There is a watercolour landscape on the recto (D00706
; Turner Bequest XXIX A).
How to cite
Andrew Wilton, ‘Colour Trials c.1797 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-colour-trials-r1174996, accessed 18 October 2021.