Joseph Mallord William Turner

An ?Italian Town on a Hillside above a Harbour

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: 141 × 193 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D33801
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 119

Catalogue entry

The subject, with shipping on the left and domes and towers 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 ‘233 | O’ bottom right; inscribed in pencil ‘129’ (sic) at centre.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

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