Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Standing Male Nude, with Arms behind Back and one Foot on a Step, in Front of a Column

?1796

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 443 x 295 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D00201
Turner Bequest XVIII F

Catalogue entry

The pose is perhaps intended to be that of Christ at the Column. For other monograms see Tate D00198–D00200 and D00205 (Turner Bequest XVIII C–E, J).
There is an offset of this drawing on Tate D00205 (Turner Bequest XVIII J).
Verso:
Blank; stamped in brown ink with Turner Bequest monogram; inscribed in pencil in a modern hand ‘5’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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