Joseph Mallord William Turner

An ?Italian Lake or Coast Scene

c.1828–43

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 142 × 187 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D28976
Turner Bequest CCXCII 29

Catalogue entry

The subject is unidentified, but the strongly defined horizon suggests a wide expanse of mater, and the setting is perhaps Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed in blue ink ‘2’ bottom left; inscribed in pencil ‘CCXCII . 29 (?)’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

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