Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Distant View of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

1819

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Medium
Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 130 x 255 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40584

Catalogue entry

This page is blank except for a small sketch on the far right-hand side near the gutter of the sketchbook which appears to depict a distant view of Santa Maria Maggiore on the Esquiline Hill. The church is characterised by twin domes and a pointed bell-tower.

Nicola Moorby
June 2009

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