Joseph Mallord William Turner

An ?Italian Town among Hills by a Lake or the Sea

c.1828–43

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 141 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40183

Catalogue entry

Not mentioned in Finberg’s 1909 Inventory,1 this is the verso of D36229 (Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 367). Inverted relative to the recto, it may show another aspect of the same scene, with a walled town or fortress above a rocky shore.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.1206.

Read full Catalogue entry

Explore