Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketch of the Ponte Nomentano, 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: 403 x 255 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41405

Catalogue entry

There is a rough pencil drawing inverted in the bottom left-hand corner of the sheet. This appears to depict the Ponte Nomentano, an ancient bridge in the Campagna to the north-east of Rome. For other sketches and a general discussion see folios 39 and 40 (D16127, D16128).

Nicola Moorby
March 2009

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