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

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Girl Filling a Kettle; and an Oar c.1807

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Verso:
A Girl Filling a Kettle; and an Oar circa 1807
D05974
Turner Bequest XCVI 13a
Pencil on white laid paper, 92 x 163 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Girl filling the tin kettle out of a large brown jug’ above image
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See note to the recto of this leaf (D05973), which has a figure study possibly sketched on the same occasion. At lower right is the tip of an oar, a continuation from the sketch of boatmen on folio 14 (D05975).

David Blayney Brown
October 2006

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Girl Filling a Kettle; and an Oar c.1807 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2006, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-girl-filling-a-kettle-and-an-oar-r1130149, accessed 24 October 2014.