Joseph Mallord William TurnerPart of a View of Lake Como 1819

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Artist
Title
Part of a View of Lake Como
From Turin, Como, Lugarno, Maggiore Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CLXXIV
Date 1819
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 111 x 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14237
Turner Bequest CLXXIV 48 a
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 49 Verso:
Part of a View of Lake Como 1819
D14237
Turner Bequest CLXXIV 48 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 186 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains a brief sketch of mountains, part of a larger composition which has spilled over from the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 50 (D14238; Turner Bequest CLXXIV 49). The subject of the view is Lake Como.

Nicola Moorby
January 2013

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