Joseph Mallord William Turner
Two Women with a Boy and a Small Child 1796

Artwork details

Two Women with a Boy and a Small Child
From Studies near Brighton Sketchbook
Turner Bequest XXX
Date 1796
Dimensions Support: 108 x 126 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest XXX 89
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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

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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