Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin

Albano: A Ruined Building

c.1794–8

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artists
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Medium
Ink wash and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
None
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D36458
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 45

Catalogue entry

The work is mounted with the album page turned vertically.
Verso:
Blank (laid down); the inscription (probably by Thomas Girtin in pencil) noted by Finberg and transcribed as the work’s title, ‘At Albano’, is no longer apparent.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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