Joseph Mallord William Turner

Reclining Female Nude

1809

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 83 x 114 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D07919
Turner Bequest CXIII 44 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is a very slight preliminary outline of the torso of the same figure as on folios 43 verso–44 (D07917–D07918).

David Blayney Brown
July 2009

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