Joseph Mallord William Turner

Group of Cows

c.1805–9

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 115 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06403
Turner Bequest XCIX 27

Catalogue entry

The only sketch of cattle or of any animals in this sketchbook, this must have been drawn at Cobham Hall, Kent, as a view of ruins at Cobham on folio 83 verso is inscribed ‘Cows’ (D06498; Turner Bequest XCIX 79a).

David Blayney Brown
March 2009

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