Joseph Mallord William Turner?Façade of a Palace, Rome 1819

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
?Façade of a Palace, Rome
From St Peter's Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII
Date 1819
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 114 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16282
Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII 69
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 70 Recto:
?Façade of a Palace, Rome 1819
D16282
Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII 69
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 189 mm
Stamped in black ‘CLXXXVIII 69’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch appears to depict the façade of a palace or villa in Rome, although the subject has not yet been identified.

Nicola Moorby
January 2009

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