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 25 Recto:
A Nude Woman Reclining circa 1800–7
Turner Bequest LXXXIV 26
Pencil on white wove paper, 73 x 119 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘26’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXXIV 26’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The model’s foot extends on to folio 25 verso of the sketchbook (D40643).
Blank, save for a slight offset of the nude woman seated, sketched on folio 26 (D05198).

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-r1178377, accessed 27 May 2019.