Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Terrain and Buildings, ?South of France or Italy

c.1828

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 139 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29022
Turner Bequest CCXCII 71

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting hill towns, wooded scenery and rocky coastal terrain, here identified with Turner’s various tours of South of France and Italy. For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section introduction.
Verso:
Note in pencil ‘116 a’ centre. Stamped in black with Turner Bequest monogram and ‘CCXCII – 71’.

John Chu
June 2015

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