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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Female Nude c.1835-40

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 26 Recto:
Female Nude c.1835–40
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX a 26
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 86 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘26’ top right, ascending vertically
Stamped in black ink ‘CCLXXIX (a) – 26’ top right, ascending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This depiction of an academic nude is one of several similar works in this volume. For more information, see the sketchbook Introduction.

John Chu
February 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Female Nude c.1835–40 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-female-nude-r1181555, accessed 20 September 2019.