Joseph Mallord William Turner

Nude Woman Seated, Right Leg Raised

c.1800–7

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 119 x 73 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D05195
Turner Bequest LXXXIV 24

Catalogue entry

This is the most fully coloured study in the sketchbook, showing the model’s dark hair, her face in deep shadow and her body seated on red drapery. A related study of what appears to be the same model is on folio 21 (D05193).

David Blayney Brown
November 2004

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