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

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin Tivoli: A Bridge and Gateway c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 43 Recto:
Tivoli: A Bridge and Gateway c.1794–8
D36456
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 43
Pencil and grey and grey-blue wash on white wove paper, 260 x 210 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 495 x 363 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘43’ on mount, bottom right, descending vertically
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“At Tivoli”’ on mount, bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 43’ on mount, bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The work is mounted with the album page turned vertically.
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘at Tivoli’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Tivoli: A Bridge and Gateway 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-tivoli-a-bridge-and-gateway-r1140628, accessed 27 May 2015.