This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting hill towns, wooded scenery and rocky coastal terrain, here identified with Turner’s various tours of South of France and Italy. For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section introduction.
The bottom right-hand corner of the sheet bears the pencil note ‘? CCXCII . 7’. The bottom left-hand corner of the sheet bears the blue ink note ‘29’.