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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Colour Trials c.1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 43 Verso:
Colour Trials c.1799
Watercolour on white wove paper, 329 x 225 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
There are pink, blue and brown paint smears and trials.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Colour Trials c.1799 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-colour-trials-r1177858, accessed 28 March 2020.