Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ruined Arches, ?Rome

1819

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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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
D15379
Turner Bequest CLXXXII 44 a

Catalogue entry

The rough schematic drawing appears to depict an architectural feature with arches, possibly a bridge or an aqueduct. A similar sketch can be found on folio 44 (D15378).

Nicola Moorby
May 2008

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