Joseph Mallord William Turner

Peasant Women

1824

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 78 × 118 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19960
Turner Bequest CCXVI 205 a

Catalogue entry

Here Turner has made a quick record of three locals: a seated figure and two women, one of whom wears a ‘Red’ tunic. They were likely encountered by the artist in a town on the Normandy coast, such as Eu or Dieppe.

Alice Rylance-Watson
June 2014

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