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 29 Recto:
Study of Branches c.1794
Turner Bequest XX 29
Pencil on white laid paper, 152 x 99 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram top centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘29’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XX 29’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a continuation of a study on the preceding page, which has been torn out (see the introduction to the sketchbook). Compare the outline sketches of branches on folios 12 recto and 13 recto (D40753, D00274); see also folio 24 verso and 25 verso (D00292, D00294).

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-r1140692, accessed 10 April 2021.