Joseph Mallord William Turner

An ?Italian Waterside Town, 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: 142 x 191 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D33798
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 117

Catalogue entry

The subject is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. What may be the same site is shown in Tate D33799 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 118), where the waterfront setting implied here is more in evidence.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘233 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

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