Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of a Landscape near the Ponte Molle, Rome

1819

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16219
Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII 36 a

Catalogue entry

This sketch is part of a view of the Roman countryside near the Ponte Molle. The drawing continues on the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 38 (D16220; Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII 37).
The building visible here on the left is probably the same one which appears on the right-hand side of a watercolour of a similar view in the Naples: Rome C. Studies sketchbook (see Tate D16133; Turner Bequest CLXXXVII 45).

Nicola Moorby
September 2008

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