Joseph Mallord William Turner

Studies of Figures and Oxen

1819

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 88 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D13900
Turner Bequest CLXXI 22 a

Catalogue entry

Turner has filled this page with various swift, on-the-spot thumbnail studies of people and oxen, annotated with notes on colour and dress. Amongst the identifiable figures are a number of women carrying baskets on their heads.

Nicola Moorby
March 2010

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