Joseph Mallord William Turner

Inside the Theatre at Herculaneum

1819

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D15891
Turner Bequest CLXXXV 81 a

Catalogue entry

The rough details on this page almost certainly depict a section of the ruins of the theatre at Herculaneum. For a fuller description and a list of Turner’s on-the-spot sketches, see folio 86 (D15896; Turner Bequest CLXXXV 84).

Nicola Moorby
November 2010

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