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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Studies of a Man Leaning against a Rowing-Boat, and of a Man on Horseback Talking to a Man with a Child and Dog 1792-3

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Studies of a Man Leaning against a Rowing-Boat, and of a Man on Horseback Talking to a Man with a Child and Dog 1792–3
D00710
Turner Bequest XXIX E
Pencil on white wove paper, 233 x 174 mm
Inscribed in pencil ‘XXIX E’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXIX E’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Finberg listed this sheet among drawings of about 1796, but it clearly belongs with coastal subjects made in connection with the tour to Wales of 1792. The sheet has been folded horizontally, with the lower half left blank.
The verso is D40245.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Studies of a Man Leaning against a Rowing-Boat, and of a Man on Horseback Talking to a Man with a Child and Dog 1792–3 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-studies-of-a-man-leaning-against-a-rowing-boat-and-of-a-man-r1141158, accessed 22 October 2021.