Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas GirtinA Church and Campanile at Chiavenna, with Mountain Beyond c.1794-8

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Artwork details

Artists
Thomas Girtin (1775‑1802)
Title
A Church and Campanile at Chiavenna, with Mountain Beyond
Date c.1794-8
MediumWatercolour on paper
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D36490
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIV 12 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 13 Recto:
A Church and Campanile at Chiavenna, with Mountain Beyond c.1794–8
D36490
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIV 12a
Pencil and grey and blue-grey wash on white wove paper, 186 x 242 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 368 x 480 mm
Inscribed in pencil ‘12’ and in ink ‘12a.’ on mount, top right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIV – 12a’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verso:
Blank (laid down); the inscription (probably by Thomas Girtin in pencil) noted by Finberg1 as ‘At Chiavenna’, is no longer apparent.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
MS note, Tate catalogue files.

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