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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Cows c.1806-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 47 Recto:
Cows circa 1806–8
D06120
Turner Bequest XCVII 47
Pencil on white wove paper, 107 x 182 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘47’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘XCVII 47’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. See note to folio 21 (D06092) for sketches of cattle 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).
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
September 2008

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Cows 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-cows-r1130301, accessed 29 November 2021.