Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Women with a Boy and a Small Child

1796

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 108 x 126 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00831
Turner Bequest XXX 89

Catalogue entry

Susan Sloman cites Ian Warrell as suggesting that this group of figures is related to that on the extreme left of Turner’s contemporary view of Brighthelmstone (later Brighton; private collection);1 see also folio 94 recto (D00841; Turner Bequest XXX 96a).

Andrew Wilton
May 2011

1
Sloman 2003, p.[26] no.31, reproduced in colour, p.[27] and on front cover, as ‘A View of Brighton from the West’; not in Andrew Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Life and Work, Fribourg 1979.

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