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

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin The Capuchin Convent near Nemi c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 1 Recto:
The Capuchin Convent near Nemi c.1794–8
D36414
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 1
Pencil and grey and blue wash on white wove paper, 210 x 269 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘1’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“The Capuchin Convent near Nemi”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 1’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘The Capuchin Convent | near Nemi’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Capuchin Convent near Nemi 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-the-capuchin-convent-near-nemi-r1140586, accessed 19 April 2015.