170. [N02695] Men with Horses crossing a River c. 1806–7
THE TATE GALLERY, LONDON (2695)
Oil over pencil on canvas, 34 5/8 × 46 5/8 (88 × 118·5)
Coll. Turner Bequest 1856 (? one of the 219–35); transferred to the Tate Gallery 1954.
Lit. Davies 1946, pp. 156, 189.
[from] Nos. 160–76: Large Thames Sketches c. 1806–7
THIS group of seventeen sketches on canvas from the Turner bequest, though carried to different degree of finish, are all similar in technique, being lightly painted over a dry chalky ground, and are all roughly similar in size save for Sketch for ‘Harvest Dinner, Kingston Bank’, which measures only 24 × 36 in. (No. 160 [N02696]). This last was used for the painting exhibited at Turner's gallery in 1809 and again in 1810 (No…