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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of a Female Nude, Seated, Head Resting on Left Hand 1809

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 5 Recto:
Study of a Female Nude, Seated, Head Resting on Left Hand 1809
D07861
Turner Bequest CXIII 5
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 83 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘5’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CXIII 5’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See Introduction to the sketchbook for its various drawings of the female nude. There is a very slight outline of the head and arm of this model on folio 6 (D07862).
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David Blayney Brown
July 2009

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Study of a Female Nude, Seated, Head Resting on Left Hand 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-study-of-a-female-nude-seated-head-resting-on-left-hand-r1135816, accessed 27 January 2022.