Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Seated Female Nude with Raised Left Arm

c.1798–9

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Medium
None
Dimensions
Support: 216 x 140 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D01825
Turner Bequest XLIII 9

Catalogue entry

This is another view, from a different position, of the model drawn on the preceding page, folio 9 recto (D01824; Turner Bequest XLIII 8). It is one of a sequence of life studies between folios 1 recto and 14 recto (D01816–D01826, D01828, D01829; Turner Bequest XLIII 2, 3, 3a, 4–7, 1, 8–10, 12, 13).
Technical notes:
A small piece has been torn away from the bottom right corner.
Verso:
Blank, prepared with a red-brown ground.

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

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