Joseph Mallord William TurnerA Standing Male Nude with both Arms raised to the Right, on Steps, with a Broken Column and Foliage 1794-5

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Title
A Standing Male Nude with both Arms raised to the Right, on Steps, with a Broken Column and Foliage
Date 1794-5
MediumChalk on paper
Dimensionssupport: 462 x 296 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00200
Turner Bequest XVIII E
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
A Standing Male Nude with both Arms raised to the Right, on Steps, with a Broken Column and Foliage 1794–5
D00200
Turner Bequest XVIII E
Black, white and red chalks with stump on brown paper, mounted and laid down, 462 x 296 mm
Inscribed by Turner in black chalk ‘[?WT 22]’ lower right
Inscribed in red ink ‘XVIII.E’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘XVIII E’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The monogram appears to be similar to that on Tate D00198 (Turner Bequest XVIII C). There is an offset of this drawing on Tate D00060 (Turner Bequest V G). Bower1 suggests that the sheet is half of Tate D00206 (Turner Bequest XVIII K), though the torn edges do not exactly correspond.
1
TS note in Tate catalogue files.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in pencil in a modern hand ‘4’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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