Joseph Mallord William Turner
Study of Part of the Façade of the ?Duomo, Parma 1820

Artwork details

Study of Part of the Façade of the ?Duomo, Parma
From Return from Italy Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXCII
Date 1820
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 128 x 98 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CXCII 61 a
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Catalogue entry

This page contains a very rough and partial study of the façade of an Italian building. The subject, with its successive tiers of arcaded loggia, is tentatively identified as the front of the Duomo (cathedral) in Parma, see folio 8 verso (D16656).

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

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