Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Group of Women and a Little Girl in a High Wind at the Seaside

c.1826–40

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 133 x 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24798
Turner Bequest CCLIX 233

Catalogue entry

This group of elegant women and a little girl in miniature versions of their bonnets and colourful capes appear beset by a strong wing, probably on a beach or promenade (see the Introduction for other examples of such recreational scenes); compare the long feather decorating a bonnet in Tate D24797 (Turner Bequest CCLIX 232).
Verso:
Blank; inscribed in pencil ‘233’ top left; inscribed in pencil ‘D.24798’ bottom left.

Matthew Imms
December 2015

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