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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Outline Study of the Venus de' Medici ?1793

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Outline Study of the Venus de’ Medici ?1793
D40233
Black chalk over white chalk on laid blue wrapping paper, 350 x 286 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For the Venus and other studies of it in this series see Tate D00059 (Turner Bequest V F).
There is a study after Michelangelo on the recto (D00196; Turner Bequest XVIII A).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Outline Study of the Venus de’ Medici ?1793 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, March 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-outline-study-of-the-venus-de-medici-r1177680, accessed 16 January 2022.