Joseph Mallord William Turner

?An Italian Town on the Coast or a Lake, with Mountains Beyond

c.1828–43

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 139 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D33754
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 75

Catalogue entry

The subject a town seen beyond a shoreline in a mountainous setting, is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. Details are picked out in white and with dashes of coloured chalk.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘234 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
January 2016

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