Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Civita Castellana

1819

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

Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 x 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14803
Turner Bequest CLXXVII 77

Catalogue entry

The subject of this sketch is not conclusively identified although it appears to show buildings above a steep ravine, probably at Civita Castellana, see folios 75 verso–76 (D14800–1). There is a bridge in the bottom right-hand corner.

Nicola Moorby
November 2008

Read full Catalogue entry

Explore