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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Group of Peasants 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Recto:
Group of Peasants 1802
Turner Bequest LXXVIII 12
Pencil and watercolour on white laid paper, 198 x 163 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXVIII 12’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Of these four figures, three seem to be women; the one on the left is carrying a bundle on her head.
Blank, save for slight offsets of watercolour from folio 13 recto of the sketchbook (D04810).

David Blayney Brown
May 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Group of Peasants 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2003, 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-group-of-peasants-r1133514, accessed 13 June 2024.