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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Nude Woman Seated, Left Leg Raised c.1800-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 31 Recto:
A Nude Woman Seated, Left Leg Raised circa 1800–7
D05205
Turner Bequest LXXXIV 32
Pencil on white wove paper, 119 x 73 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘32’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXXIV 32’ top right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Although very slight, this is one of the more anatomically explicit sketches in the book.
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David Blayney Brown
November 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Nude Woman Seated, Left Leg Raised 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-seated-left-leg-raised-r1178385, accessed 29 July 2021.