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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Trees against a Sunset Sky, with Part of Greenwich Hospital Beyond 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 4 Recto:
Trees against a Sunset Sky, with Part of Greenwich Hospital Beyond 1796–7
D01124
Turner Bequest XXXVII 7
Watercolour on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 7’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The composition continues across folio 3 verso opposite (D01123; Turner Bequest XXXVII 6), under which the subject is discussed.

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Trees against a Sunset Sky, with Part of Greenwich Hospital Beyond 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-trees-against-a-sunset-sky-with-part-of-greenwich-hospital-r1149816, accessed 19 September 2019.