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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Studies of Figures ?Sleeping c.1794

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 31 Recto:
Studies of Figures ?Sleeping c.1794
Turner Bequest XX 31
Pencil on white laid paper, 99 x 152 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘31’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘XX 31’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Compare the study on folio 30 verso (D00302).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Studies of Figures ?Sleeping c.1794 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, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-studies-of-figures-sleeping-r1140696, accessed 04 August 2021.