Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Distant View of Parma

1820

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 98 x 128 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16664
Turner Bequest CXCII 12 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch is tentatively identified as a distant view of Parma. A comparable image can be found on folio 6 (D16651).
Finberg noted that a leaf has been torn out at this point in the sketchbook, between folios 12 verso and 13 (D16665).1

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

1
Finberg 1909, I, p.571.

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