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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cows and a Field Hand c.1806-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 22 Recto:
Cows and a Field Hand circa 1806–8
D06093
Turner Bequest XCVII 22
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 107 x 182 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘22’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVII 22’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For sketches of cattle in this sketchbook see note to folio 21 (D06092). Butlin and Joll relate these to Ploughing up Turnips near Slough (Tate N00486)1 exhibited at Turner’s Gallery in 1809.
1
Butlin and Joll 1984, p.66 no.89 (pl.99).
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David Blayney Brown
September 2008

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Cows and a Field Hand c.1806–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2008, 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-cows-and-a-field-hand-r1130274, accessed 29 December 2014.