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 50 Recto:
Female Nude c.1835–40
Turner Bequest CCLXXIX a 50
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 86 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ’16 sk[...] | Johnsons | 3 Green [...]’ top right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘50’ bottom right
Stamped in black ink ‘CCLXXIX (a) – 50’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This depiction of an academic is one of several 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-r1181588, accessed 16 October 2021.