Joseph Mallord William Turner Lake Nemi c.1827–8

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Lake Nemi
Date c.1827–8
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 603 x 997 mm
frame: 890 x 1310 x 120 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
N03027
Not on display

Display caption

Turner visited Lake Nemi in 1819 and was impressed by its beauty and associations. He painted this vivid sketch of it from memory in Rome in 1828.

September 1994

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