J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Nude Woman, Standing, One Arm Raised to her Head, Seen from the Left c.1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 7 Recto:
A Nude Woman, Standing, One Arm Raised to her Head, Seen from the Left circa 1816
D10422
Turner Bequest CXL 7
Pencil on white wove paper, 155 x 95 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘7’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CXL 7’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For life studies in this sketchbook see note to folio 5 (D10418). This figure is drawn from different angles on folios 5 and 6 (D10418, D10410) while there is a separate detail of her head, without the arm, on 6 verso (D10421).

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Nude Woman, Standing, One Arm Raised to her Head, Seen from the Left c.1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-nude-woman-standing-one-arm-raised-to-her-head-seen-from-r1131405, accessed 20 August 2014.