Joseph Mallord William Turner

Distant Hills, Probably near Verona

1819

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 112 × 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14362
Turner Bequest CLXXV 24 a

Catalogue entry

Assuming this sketch of a hilly skyline was made in sequence, the artist was probably not far west of Verona at this stage (see under folio 25 recto; D14363), although his note of the main peak’s name, perhaps made in a moving coach, is effectively illegible.

Matthew Imms
March 2017

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