Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of a View of Piazza Castello, Turin

1819

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 111 x 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14207
Turner Bequest CLXXIV 31 a

Catalogue entry

This page contains a small part of a composition which has spilled over from the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 33 (D14208; Turner Bequest CLXXIV 32). The subject of the sketch is a view of the Piazza Castello in Turin and visible here is part of the western side of the square including the outline silhouette of the royal Church of San Lorenzo.

Nicola Moorby
December 2012

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