Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Hen Turkeys

c.1799

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Medium
None
Dimensions
Support: 121 x 150 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D02244
Turner Bequest XLIX 2

Catalogue entry

Made with the page turned horizontally, this is a slight study which nevertheless relates to the more developed sketch of a group of turkeys on folio 3 recto (D02245; Turner Bequest XLIX 2).
Technical notes:
The sheet is discoloured from exposure.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘864’.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

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