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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Group of Swiss Peasants 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
Group of Swiss Peasants 1802
Turner Bequest LXXVIII 2
Pencil and watercolour on white laid paper, 198 x 163 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXVIII 2’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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.
Blank, save for slight offsets of red and blue washes from folio 3 recto of the sketchbook (D04800).

David Blayney Brown
May 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Group of Swiss 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-swiss-peasants-r1133504, accessed 14 June 2024.