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 49 Verso:
Female Nude c.1835–40
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX a 49
Pencil on white wove paper, 86 x 111 mm
Partial watermark ‘FULL ¦31’
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This study of an academic female nude is one of several in this volume. For more information, see the sketchbook Introduction.
Technical notes:
The unaccessioned, blank recto is numbered in red in ‘49’ and stamped ‘CCLXXIX (a) – 49’.

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-r1181587, accessed 31 March 2020.