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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?A Seated Girl 1796-7

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 8 Recto:
?A Seated Girl 1796–7
Turner Bequest XXXVII 15
Pencil on blue laid wrapping paper prepared with a red-brown wash, 113 x 93 mm
Stamped in black ‘XXXVII – 15’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This drawing is so slight and faint that its subject is almost impossible to distinguish. It appears to be a study of a seated girl.

Andrew Wilton
September 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘?A Seated Girl 1796–7 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-seated-girl-r1149824, accessed 07 December 2021.