Joseph Mallord William Turner

Woman Stooping

1807

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06551
Turner Bequest C 31 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted. The woman appears to be gleaning, or perhaps bending to pick up vegetables in which case she may have been sketched in the market-place which Turner drew on folios 33 and 34 of the sketchbook (D06552, D06553; Turner Bequest C 32, 33).

David Blayney Brown
May 2006

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