Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Wooded ?Italian Landscape, with a Castle on a Hill in the Middle Distance

c.1828–43

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 154 × 224 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D34009
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 291

Catalogue entry

The subject, with a ruined castle beyond trees in the middle distance and a tower with a shallow roof beyond, is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘241 | O’ top left, upside down; inscribed in pencil ‘291’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

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