Joseph Mallord William Turner

Head and Left Arm of a Female Nude

1809

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 83 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07862
Turner Bequest CXIII 6

Catalogue entry

See Introduction to the sketchbook for its various drawings of the female nude. This is a slight outline of the head and arm of the same figure as appears in a more finished study on folio 5 (D07861).

David Blayney Brown
July 2009

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