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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Seated Figure 1794

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 17 Verso:
A Seated Figure 1794
Turner Bequest XX 17a
Pencil on white laid paper, 152 x 99 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is a slight sketch, inverted relative to the sketchbook’s foliation, and perhaps noted at the fair at which Turner’s sketches of fairground activities were made, on folios 9 recto, 11 recto, 14 recto, 15 recto and verso, 16 recto and 20 recto (D00270, D00273, D00275–D00278, D00285).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Seated Figure 1794 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-seated-figure-r1140674, accessed 01 April 2020.