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

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

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 5 Recto:
The Convent at Monte Cavo c.1794–8
D36418
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 5
Pencil and grey and blue wash on white wove paper, 199 x 299 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘5’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“Monte Cava Convent”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 5’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Compare the view of this convent on folio 23 recto (D36436).
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘Monte Cava | Convent’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The 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-the-convent-at-monte-cavo-r1140590, accessed 23 October 2014.