Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin

Lago Di Vico from the Hill of Viterbo

c.1794–8

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Medium
Ink wash and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
None
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D36476
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 63

Catalogue entry

This is apparently derived from the drawing recorded in Beaumont tracing no.52 (B) (after John Robert Cozens, 1752–1797; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven); Bell and Girtin give the source as Beaumont tracing no.132 (also at Yale).1
1
Bell and Girtin 1934, p.48 under no.164.
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil, ‘Lago di Vico from the Hill of Viterbo’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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