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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Group of Peasants with a Plough 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
Group of Peasants with a Plough 1802
D04810
Turner Bequest LXXVIII 13
Pencil and watercolour on white laid paper, 163 x 198 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXVIII 13’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner turned the sketchbook round to landscape format to make this drawing. Eight figures, men and women, are gathered round an ox-drawn plough.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
May 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Group of Peasants with a Plough 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2003, 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-group-of-peasants-with-a-plough-r1133515, accessed 02 October 2014.