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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of a Tree Trunk and Branches 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 63 Verso:
Study of a Tree Trunk and Branches 1796–7
D01243
Turner Bequest XXXVII 126
Black chalk on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil (see main catalogue entry)
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 126’ bottom left
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
In addition to the tree study in chalk, there is the following near-illegible inscription in pencil:
[?Yorkshire]
[?6]
[?43]
[...]

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study of a Tree Trunk and Branches 1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-study-of-a-tree-trunk-and-branches-r1149935, accessed 18 November 2019.