Joseph Mallord William Turner

?View of Rome

1819

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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
D16517
Turner Bequest CXCI 17 a

Catalogue entry

The subject of this sketch is too rough to be conclusively identified although it may represent a general view of Rome. Turner’s viewpoint may be one of the upper storeys of the Villa Borghese palace, see folio 20 (D16522).

Nicola Moorby
November 2010

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