Joseph Mallord William Turner

Group of Swiss Peasants

1802

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 198 × 163 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04799
Turner Bequest LXXVIII 2

Catalogue entry

This group consists of seven figures, including three children. Turner’s thumb-prints are visible in the watercolours, especially near the right margin of the leaf.
Verso:
Blank, save for slight offsets of red and blue washes from folio 3 recto of the sketchbook (D04800).

David Blayney Brown
May 2003

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