17 mounts with 20 bird drawings for the book on ornithology by his friend Walter Fawkes of Farnley Hall, near Otley in Yorkshire, where Turner was a frequent visitor.
The Farnley Hall Bird Book by JMW Turner, 18151816
© Leeds Art Gallery
- Art Fund grant:
- £27,000 ( Total: £223,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
Originally part of an identification kit with feathers, the drawings were remounted separately in an album in 1850.