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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of a Sleeping Cat c.1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Study of a Sleeping Cat c.1796–7
D40247
Red and black chalks and wash on white wove paper, 238 x 278 mm
Watermark ‘WHATMAN 1794’
Inscribed in pencil ‘XXIX. N’ top right, ascending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The recto is Tate D00719 (Turner Bequest XXIX N).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Study of a Sleeping Cat c.1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-study-of-a-sleeping-cat-r1140206, accessed 25 December 2014.