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

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin A Convent at Monte Cavo c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 23 Recto:
A Convent at Monte Cavo c.1794–8
D36436
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 23
Pencil and grey and a grey-blue wash on white wove paper, 187 x 260 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘23’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“Convent at Monte Cava”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 23’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Another view of this convent is on folio 5 recto (D36418).
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘Convent at Monte Cava’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Convent at Monte Cavo 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-convent-at-monte-cavo-r1140608, accessed 22 September 2014.