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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Standing Female Nude, Seen from Behind c.1799-1805

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
A Standing Female Nude, Seen from Behind c.1799–1805
D04904
Turner Bequest LXXXI 3
Black and white chalks on blue laid paper, 436 x 271 mm
Watermarks ‘1794’ and Strasburg lily
Inscribed in red ink by John Ruskin ‘3’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXXI–3’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is an unfinished study, perhaps showing the same model as in the drawing on folio 8 recto (D04916; Turner Bequest LXXXI 15).

Andrew Wilton
May 2013

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Standing Female Nude, Seen from Behind c.1799–1805 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 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-standing-female-nude-seen-from-behind-r1178108, accessed 16 November 2018.