Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Mediterranean Landscape with a Rocky Bay and Islands Seen in the Distance

1805

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Dimensions
Support: 117 × 182 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D06188
Turner Bequest XCVIII 6

Catalogue entry

There are no figures or narrative in this composition but its character is classical, suggesting that Turner’s imagination was running on the same lines as in other historical/mythological studies in the sketchbook.
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David Blayney Brown
July 2008

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