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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Trees and Buildings c.1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Trees and Buildings c.1824
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 159
Pencil on blue wove paper, 139 x 194 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCXXIV 159’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The extent to which this sketch has faded makes it difficult to identify its subject. Pencil marks to the right of the sheet suggest trees and buildings.
For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section Introduction.
Blank except for inscriptions. Inscribed in ink ‘159’ bottom right. Inscribed in pencil ‘159’ bottom right, ascending vertically, and ‘53 | O’ bottom right.

Ben Pollitt
August 2019

How to cite

Ben Pollitt, ‘Trees and Buildings c.1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, August 2019, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2023, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-trees-and-buildings-r1202143, accessed 23 April 2024.