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This sketch of Tivoli depicts the view looking south from beneath the so-called Temple of Vesta towards the ‘Grand Cascade’ of the River Aniene. It records the same buildings across the top of the composition as that of the study on the previous page, see folio 2 verso (D14936), although the nearby wooden bridge of San Rocco is absent. Turner has represented the waterfall cascading down the steep drop of the ravine. A more detailed representation can be found in the Tivoli sketchbook (Tate D15494; Turner Bequest CLXXXIII 27).