Joseph Mallord William Turner
Reclining Female Nude 1809

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Reclining Female Nude
From Lowther Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXIII
Date 1809
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 83 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07923
Turner Bequest CXIII 46 a
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Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is identical to the coloured study on folio 40 verso (D07912) save for a slight alteration to the position of the model’s outstretched left arm.

David Blayney Brown
July 2009

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