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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin On Lake Maggiore c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 64 Recto:
On Lake Maggiore c.1794–8
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 64
Pencil and grey and grey-blue wash on white wove paper, 177 x 228 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘64’ on mount, top right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 64’ on mount, bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is derived from the drawing by John Robert Cozens (1752–1797) in Beckford Sketchbook VI, p.24, inscribed ‘On the Lago Magiore [sic] Octr 10 [1783]’ (Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, D1975.9.24).1
Bell and Girtin 1935, p.76 under no.405; Charles Nugent, British Watercolours in the Whitworth Art Gallery, the University of Manchester: A Summary Catalogue of Drawings and Watercolours by Artists Born before 1880, London and Manchester 2003, p.103.
Blank (laid down).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘On Lake Maggiore 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, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-thomas-girtin-on-lake-maggiore-r1140649, accessed 23 January 2018.