Joseph Mallord William Turner

Group of ?French Peasants

1824

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19952
Turner Bequest CCXVI 201

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has made a swift record of a group of locals, most likely encountered as he journeyed the northern French coast.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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