- Watercolour on paper
- Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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The work is mounted with the album page turned vertically. It is after a drawing by John Robert Cozens (1752–1797), which he titled ‘The Convent of ––– at Vietri’ and dated ‘Sept. 24. 1782’; see Beckford Sketchbook III, p.13 (Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, D1975.6.13),1 and Beaumont tracing no.43 (after Cozens; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven).
Bell and Girtin 1945, p.60 under no.272; Charles Nugent, British Watercolours in the Whitworth Art Gallery, the University of Manchester: A Summary Catalogue of Drawings and Watercolours by Artists Born before 1880, London and Manchester 2003, p.95, reproduced.
Blank (laid down).