Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of a Cow Lying Down

1796–7

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 93 x 113 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01245
Turner Bequest XXXVII 128

Catalogue entry

This study was made with the page turned horizontally. There is a second very slight study to the left. For other cows in this book, see folios 21 verso, 22 recto, 47 verso and 48 recto (D01159, D01160, D01213, D01214; Turner Bequest XXXVII 42, 43, 96, 97).

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

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