Joseph Mallord William Turner

Aosta, the Porta Praetoria from the Via Sant Anselmo

1836

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 x 148 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29343
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 70

Catalogue entry

The Roman gate, the Porta Praetoria, and walls of Aosta are seen here from the Via Sant’Anselmo leading into the city; see also, from this sketchbook, D29353; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 76.

David Hill
June 2010

Revised by David Blayney Brown
August 2013

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