Joseph Mallord William Turner

Bay of Naples and Vesuvius from Castel Sant’Elmo

1819

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 256 x 403 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40048

Catalogue entry

Technical notes:
Not mentioned by Finberg,1 this drawing is on the verso of D16101 (Turner Bequest CLXXXVII 13). Long detached from the Naples, Rome C. Studies sketchbook, the sheet was perhaps once folio 13 (see the concordance in the introduction).

Nicola Moorby
May 2010

1
See A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.I, p.555.

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