Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy

c.1834

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 143 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28954
Turner Bequest CCXCII 7

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:
The bottom right-hand corner of the sheet bears the pencil note ‘? CCXCII . 7’. The bottom left-hand corner of the sheet bears the blue ink note ‘29’.

John Chu
June 2015

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