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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Group of Trees 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 83 Verso:
Group of Trees 1809
Turner Bequest CXII 83a
Pencil on white wove paper, 107 x 180 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Gypsy’ bottom left
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. For a similar drawing and Finberg’s misreading of Turner’s inscription as ‘Cypress’ see note to folio 82 verso of the sketchbook (D07841).

David Blayney Brown
June 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Group of Trees 1809 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2009, 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-group-of-trees-r1135797, accessed 23 January 2022.