Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of Women and Children: Related to ‘View of Richmond Hill and Bridge’ c.1805–8

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Title
Study of Women and Children: Related to ‘View of Richmond Hill and Bridge’
From Hesperides (1) Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XCIII
Date c.1805–8
Medium Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 171 x 262 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05832
Turner Bequest XCIII 38
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Catalogue entry

This study of figures is related to group in the foreground of the View of Richmond Hill and Bridge exhibited at Turner’s Gallery in 1808 (Tate N00557).1 Studies for the whole composition are on folios 35 verso and 37 verso of the sketchbook (D05827, D05831).

David Blayney Brown
October 2007

1
Butlin and Joll 1984, p.56 no.73 (pl.83).

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