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

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Seated Woman, Draped, One Arm Raised to her Head; Back of a Woman's Head Seen from the Left c.1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 6 Verso:
A Seated Woman, Draped, One Arm Raised to her Head; Back of a Woman's Head Seen from the Left circa 1816
D10421
Turner Bequest CXL 6a
Pencil on white wove paper, 155 x 95 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For life studies in this sketchbook see note to folio 5 (D10418). The seated figure is similar to others on folio 5 verso (D10419) while the head is that of the model drawn on folio 7 (D10422).

David Blayney Brown
July 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Seated Woman, Draped, One Arm Raised to her Head; Back of a Woman's 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-seated-woman-draped-one-arm-raised-to-her-head-back-of-a-r1131404, accessed 30 August 2014.