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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Nude Woman, Reclining c.1800-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
A Nude Woman, Reclining circa 1800–7
Turner Bequest LXXXIV 17
Pencil on white wove paper, 73 x 119 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘17’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXXIV 17’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The model’s foot extends on to folio 15 verso of the sketchbook (D40641).

David Blayney Brown
November 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Nude Woman, Reclining c.1800–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-nude-woman-reclining-r1178366, accessed 23 January 2022.