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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Foliage ?1792

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Foliage ?1792
D40223
Pencil on white wove paper, 215 x 274 mm
Watermark ‘J WHATMAN’
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘yellow Stone’ centre left
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom left
Inscribed in pencil ‘Recto D00120 verso D40223’ bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a slight sketch, not mentioned under Finberg’s 1909 Turner Bequest catalogue entry for the recto (D00120; Turner Bequest VIII F).1

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.13.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Foliage ?1792 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-foliage-r1140246, accessed 23 January 2022.