Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin

On the Italian Coast near Lerici

c.1794–8

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Artists
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
None
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D36504
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIV 26

Catalogue entry

This was traced from a drawing by John Robert Cozens (1752–1797). Compare Beaumont tracing no.188 (after Cozens; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven).1
1
Bell and Girtin 1935, p.37 under no.64.
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘Coast of Genoa towards Lerici’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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