Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas GirtinTivoli: The Temple of the Sibyl Seen from Below c.1794-8

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Artwork details

Artists
Thomas Girtin (1775‑1802)
Title
Tivoli: The Temple of the Sibyl Seen from Below
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
D36449
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 36
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 36 Recto:
Tivoli: The Temple of the Sibyl Seen from Below c.1794–8
D36449
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 36
Pencil and grey and blue-grey wash on white wove paper, 187 x 240 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘36’ on mount, top right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 36’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verso:
Blank (laid down).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

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