Joseph Mallord William Turner

Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy

c.1834

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Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 139 x 200 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29030
Turner Bequest CCXCII 79

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 red ink note ‘CCXCII, 79’.

John Chu
June 2015

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