Joseph Mallord William Turner

Seated Nude

?1835–40

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 184 × 72 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D27490
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX b 10

Catalogue entry

This is one of 32 red chalk academic nudes worked into this volume. See the sketchbook introduction for further explanation.
Technical notes:
The upper right hand quadrant of the verso bears the counterproof of the drawing on folio 11 recto (D27491; Turner Bequest CCLXXIXb 11).

John Chu
February 2015

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