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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Seated Male Nude, Facing to the Right c.1798-9

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Recto:
A Seated Male Nude, Facing to the Right c.1798–9
D01826
Turner Bequest XLIII 10
Pencil, watercolour and gouache on blue laid paper prepared with a red-brown ground, 216 x 140 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram below right of centre
Stamped in black ‘XLIII – 10’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a sequence of life studies between folios 1 recto and 14 recto (D01816–D01826, D01828, D01829; Turner Bequest XLIII 2, 3, 3a, 4–7, 1, 8–10, 12, 13).
Verso:
Blank, prepared with a red-brown ground. Chalk is offset from folio 12 recto opposite (D01827; Turner Bequest XLIII 11).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Seated Male Nude, Facing to the Right c.1798–9 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-seated-male-nude-facing-to-the-right-r1174026, accessed 17 May 2021.