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

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 155 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D10421
Turner Bequest CXL 6 a

Catalogue entry

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

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