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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Studies of Plants, and a Dog Asleep c.1799-1800

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Recto:
Studies of Plants, and a Dog Asleep c.1799–1800
D03837
Turner Bequest LXVI 5
Ink, wash and white chalk on blue laid paper, 83 x 166 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘6’ (sic) bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXVI – 5’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawings were made with the page turned horizontally. Other plant studies are on folios 5 recto (D03836; Turner Bequest LXVI 4) and 98 verso (D03935).
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘213’ (deleted), and ‘1162’.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Studies of Plants, and a Dog Asleep c.1799–1800 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-studies-of-plants-and-a-dog-asleep-r1180077, accessed 29 November 2021.