Joseph Mallord William Turner?View Amidst Mountains 1820

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Artist
Title
?View Amidst Mountains
From Return from Italy Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CXCII
Date 1820
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 98 x 128 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16725
Turner Bequest CXCII 43
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 44 Recto:
?View Amidst Mountains 1820
D16725
Turner Bequest CXCII 43
Pencil on white wove paper, 98 x 128 mm

Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘43’ top right, ascending right-hand edge
Stamped in black ‘CXCII 43’ top right, ascending right-hand edge
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This very slight sketch is too rough to be conclusively identified although it appears to depict a view amid mountains, possibly with a waterfall.

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

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