Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hill Town, ?South of France or Italy

c.1826

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 138 x 202 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20389
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 93

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.
Technical Notes:
Some faint red marks in the lower left-hand corner.
Verso:
Some faint red marks in the lower right-hand corner. A note in pencil in the lower right-hand corner reading ‘93’ descending vertically.

John Chu
June 2015

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