J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Distant View of Parma 1820

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Verso:
?Distant View of Parma 1820
D16664
Turner Bequest CXCII 12 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 98 x 128 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch is tentatively identified as a distant view of Parma. A comparable image can be found on folio 6 (D16651).
Finberg noted that a leaf has been torn out at this point in the sketchbook, between folios 12 verso and 13 (D16665).1

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

1
Finberg 1909, I, p.571.

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘?Distant View of Parma 1820 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, August 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-distant-view-of-parma-r1142563, accessed 20 October 2014.