Joseph Mallord William Turner

Mountains, with a Distant Castle or Town, Possibly near Carisolo

c.1828–43

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 145 x 195 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D33779
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 98

Catalogue entry

If Turner’s inscription can be interpreted as such, the subject may be in the vicinity of Carisolo, in the mountainous region north-west of Trento in northern Italy, where Turner drew the cathedral in the 1833 Venice up to Trento sketchbook (Tate D31746; Turner Bequest CCCXII 77).
See the Introduction to this section for further brief general discussion and dating.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘233 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
January 2016

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