Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas GirtinAriccia: The Church of Santa Maria c.1794-8

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Artwork details

Artists
Thomas Girtin (1775‑1802)
Title
Ariccia: The Church of Santa Maria
Date c.1794-8
MediumInk wash and watercolour on paper
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D36452
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 39
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 39 Recto:
Ariccia: The Church of Santa Maria c.1794–8
D36452
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 39
Pencil and grey and grey-blue wash on white wove paper, 204 x 267 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘39’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘Cp. p 46’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 39’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Another view of the church, which was designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598–1680), is on folio 46 recto (D36459).
Verso:
Blank (laid down).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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