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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Three Women at a Well, One Stooping to Fill a Ewer, Another with a Pail on her Head 1801

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Recto:
Three Women at a Well, One Stooping to Fill a Ewer, Another with a Pail on her Head 1801
D03444
Turner Bequest LIX 5
Pencil and watercolour on white wove paper, 156 x 92 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘5’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LIX – 5’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a series of figure studies between folios 1 recto and 16 recto (D03440–D03444, D03446–D03456); see the sketchbook’s Introduction.
Verso:
Blank; slight offset from folio ‘5a’ (a missing page recorded by Finberg;1 see the sketchbook’s Introduction).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

1
See Finberg 1909, I, p.160.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Three Women at a Well, One Stooping to Fill a Ewer, Another with a Pail on her Head 1801 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-three-women-at-a-well-one-stooping-to-fill-a-ewer-another-r1179583, accessed 08 August 2020.