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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

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

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 90 Recto:
Two Women with a Boy and a Small Child 1796
Turner Bequest XXX 89
Pencil and gouache on blue laid paper, 108 x 126 mm
Stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘89’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XXX 89’ bottom right
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.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Two Women with a Boy and a Small Child 1796 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-two-women-with-a-boy-and-a-small-child-r1149781, accessed 18 June 2019.