Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of a View of the Capitoline Hill, Rome with the Torre dei Milizie

1819

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16513
Turner Bequest CXCI 15 v

Catalogue entry

This sketch is part of a wider landscape view of the Capitoline Hill from the north-east with the Church of Santissimo Nome di Maria, see folio 16 (D16514). This side of the composition includes the Torre dei Milizie, a medieval tower of square design near Trajan’s markets.

Nicola Moorby
February 2009

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