J. M. W. Turner - A Country Blacksmith Disputing upon the Price of Iron,
and the Price Charged to the Butcher for Shoeing his Poney 1807

A Country Blacksmith Disputing upon the Price of Iron, and the Price Charged to the Butcher for Shoeing his Poney 1807
A Country Blacksmith Disputing upon the Price of Iron,
and the Price Charged to the Butcher for Shoeing his Poney
1807 54x77cm oil/canvas
Tate Britain

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From Tate Britain:
Turner was always ambitious to compete with fellow artists in all areas of art. The ecstatic reception given to the first painting David Wilkie showed at the Royal Academy, in 1806, encouraged Turner to show his skill at painting scenes of everyday life. He exhibited this picture at the Academy in the following year, where it hung next to Wilkie’s The Blind Fiddler, shown to the left.