Joseph Mallord William Turner

Genoa: Buildings on Rocks above the Harbour and Lighthouse

c.1828–37

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 139 × 195 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D33719
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 40

Catalogue entry

The subject of this, Tate D33718 and D33720 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 39, 41) is apparently Genoa,1 on the Italian Mediterranean coast; see under D33718 for discussion and dating.
1
See undated MS note by A.J. Finberg (died 1939) in interleaved copy of Finberg 1909, Tate Britain Prints and Drawings Room, vol.II, opposite p.1066.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by ?Turner in pencil ‘X’ top left; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘234 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

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