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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Plough, with Men and a Horse c.1806-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 29 Recto:
A Plough, with Men and a Horse circa 1806–8
D06100
Turner Bequest XCVII 29
Pencil on white wove paper, 107 x 182 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘29’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XCVII 29’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See note to folio 27 (D06098) for sketches of field hands in this sketchbook and their likely connection with Ploughing up Turnips near Slough (Tate N00486)1 exhibited at Turner’s Gallery in 1809.
1
Martin Butlin and Evelyn Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, revised ed., New Haven and London 1984, p.66 no.89 (pl.99).
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David Blayney Brown
September 2008

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Plough, with Men and a Horse c.1806–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2008, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-plough-with-men-and-a-horse-r1130281, accessed 14 April 2021.