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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Studies of Six Cows 1798

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Studies of Six Cows 1798
Turner Bequest LI J
Pencil and watercolour on white card prepared with a pale blue-grey ground, 153 x 178 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LI – J’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The animals are shown independently of each other or any landscape setting. Compare Tate D00901 (Turner Bequest XXXIII d).
Technical notes:
The sheet is discoloured from exposure.

Andrew Wilton
March 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Studies of Six Cows 1798 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-studies-of-six-cows-r1174988, accessed 30 November 2021.