Joseph Mallord William Turner

Study of a Seated Nude Woman

c.1818

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 176 x 111 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D17161
Turner Bequest CXCV a K

Catalogue entry

This rather faint and rubbed drawing is a variation of the upper of two studies of a nude woman seen from the back in Tate D17162 (Turner Bequest CXCV a L), a similar small sheet, under which the subject and possible dating are discussed.
Technical notes:
The paper is somewhat speckled.
Verso:
Blank; stamped in black with Turner Bequest monogram over ‘CXCV(a) – K’ bottom left.

Matthew Imms
September 2016

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