Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hill Town, ?South of France or Italy

c.1826

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 145 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20382
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 86

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting hill towns, wooded scenery and rocky coastal terrain, here identified with Turner’s various tours of South of France and Italy. For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section introduction.
Verso:
Note in red ink in the lower right-hand corner reading ‘86’ and ‘231 | 0’. A note in pencil in the lower right-hand corner reading ‘98’ ascending vertically.

John Chu
June 2015

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