Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy

c.1830

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 138 x 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D24827
Turner Bequest CCLIX 262

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:
Flecked with brown marks. Notes in pencil on the bottom edge reading ‘probably CCIX 262’ and ‘4 [...] . 24’.

John Chu
June 2015

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