Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin

Rome: The Domus Aurea of Nero

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
D36423
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 10

Catalogue entry

Another view of the ruins of the Domus Aurea is on folio 11 recto (D36424); and compare the very similar subject on folio 24 recto (D36437).
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil, ‘Nero’s Golden Palace’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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