J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

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

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 38 Recto:
Study of Women and Children: Related to ‘View of Richmond Hill and Bridge’ circa 1805–8
D05832
Turner Bequest XCIII 38
Pen and ink on white wove paper, prepared with a grey wash, 171 x 262 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘38’ bottom left, running vertically
Stamped in black ‘XCIII 38’ bottom left, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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).

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Study of Women and Children: Related to ‘View of Richmond Hill and Bridge’ c.1805–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2007, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-study-of-women-and-children-related-to-view-of-richmond-hill-r1130054, accessed 23 April 2021.