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

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin A Church and Campanile at Chiavenna, with Mountain Beyond c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 13 Recto:
A Church and Campanile at Chiavenna, with Mountain Beyond c.1794–8
D36490
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIV 12a
Pencil and grey and blue-grey wash on white wove paper, 186 x 242 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 368 x 480 mm
Inscribed in pencil ‘12’ and in ink ‘12a.’ on mount, top right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIV – 12a’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verso:
Blank (laid down); the inscription (probably by Thomas Girtin in pencil) noted by Finberg1 as ‘At Chiavenna’, is no longer apparent.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

1
MS note, Tate catalogue files.

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Church and Campanile at Chiavenna, with Mountain Beyond c.1794–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin’, catalogue entry, April 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-thomas-girtin-a-church-and-campanile-at-chiavenna-with-r1140559, accessed 20 December 2014.