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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Various Sketches including a Landscape, Oxen Ploughing, and Figures 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Verso:
Various Sketches including a Landscape, Oxen Ploughing, and Figures 1819
D13888
Turner Bequest CLXXI 16 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 88 mm
Inscribed by the artist in pencil ‘[?Ancona] | Ploughing 2 oxen’, ‘[?Safra] Barely’, ‘Red | 12 feet high’ and ‘Straw Hat with | Red Blue Ora’ within sketches
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains several rough on-the-spot sketches from Turner’s travels in Italy including a landscape view with distant mountains and two oxen ploughing.

Nicola Moorby
March 2010

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Various Sketches including a Landscape, Oxen Ploughing, and Figures 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2010, 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-various-sketches-including-a-landscape-oxen-ploughing-and-r1138706, accessed 23 May 2019.