Joseph Mallord William Turner

An ?Italian Hill Town

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: 135 × 191 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D33714
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 35

Catalogue entry

The subject, a town centred on a hill with higher peaks beyond, is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. There is a rough detail of a gateway, possibly Baroque, towards the top right.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘234 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

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