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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of Branches c.1794

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
Study of Branches c.1794
Turner Bequest XX 13
Pencil on white laid paper, 152 x 99 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘13’ top left, upside down
Stamped in black ‘XX 13’ top left, upside down
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The branches are inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation. There is a similar slight study of branches on folio 12 recto (D40753); see also folios 24 verso and 25 verso (D00292, D00294).
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram centre.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study of Branches c.1794 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-study-of-branches-r1140667, accessed 28 May 2022.