Joseph Mallord William Turner
Marino, near Lake Albano 1819

Artwork details

Marino, near Lake Albano
From Albano, Nemi, Rome Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CLXXXII
Date 1819
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 113 x 189 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CLXXXII 16
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Catalogue entry

Turner has labelled the location of this sketch as Marino, one of the Castelli Romani, sixteen communes situated in the Alban Hills. This sketch appears to show the hillside town from the south, above the shores of Lake Albano.
For a full discussion of Turner’s depictions of Lake Albano see folio 3 verso (D15301) and the general introduction to the sketchbook.

Nicola Moorby
May 2008

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