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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Reclining Female Nude 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 46 Verso:
Reclining Female Nude 1809
D07923
Turner Bequest CXIII 46a
Pencil on white wove paper, 83 x 114 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Drawn with the sketchbook inverted, this is identical to the coloured study on folio 40 verso (D07912) save for a slight alteration to the position of the model’s outstretched left arm.

David Blayney Brown
July 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Reclining Female Nude 1809 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2009, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-reclining-female-nude-r1135879, accessed 20 November 2019.