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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of a Tree 1799

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 48 Recto:
Study of a Tree 1799
Turner Bequest XLVI 48
Pencil on white wove paper prepared with a pale buff ground, 130 x 79 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘48’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘XLVI – 48’ top left, upside down
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, the drawing is continued on folio 47 verso opposite (D02065).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study of a Tree 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-study-of-a-tree-r1179925, accessed 24 May 2022.