Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin

On the Coast of Piedmont

c.1794–8

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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
D36474
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 61

Catalogue entry

Compare Beaumont tracing no.47.1 (after John Robert Cozens, 1752–1797; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven); Bell and Girtin cite as the source as Beaumont tracing no.114 (also at Yale).1
1
Bell and Girtin 1935, p.36 under no.63.
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘East of Genoa’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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