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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Landscape with Vegetation c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Landscape with Vegetation c.1824
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 49
Pencil on blue wove paper, 143 x 191 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCXXIV 49’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A series of pencil marks run along the middle of the sheet describing a horizon. To the right of the centre a more complex form suggests the depiction of some type of vegetation.
For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section Introduction.
Technical notes:
The sheet has suffered water damage, likely a result of the 1928 Tate Gallery flood. This damage has buckled the paper and an inscription in ink in the bottom right of the verso is illegible.
Blank except for inscriptions. Inscribed in pencil ‘49’ top left. Inscribed in pencil ‘CCXXIV 49’ and ‘53 | O’ bottom right.

Ben Pollitt
August 2019

How to cite

Ben Pollitt, ‘Landscape with Vegetation c.1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2019, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2023, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-landscape-with-vegetation-r1202098, accessed 20 April 2024.