Joseph Mallord William Turner

Genoa Harbour with the Lighthouse and Shipping

c.1828–37

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: 136 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D33813
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 130v

Catalogue entry

The subject is Genoa’s harbour, with its distinctive two-stage lighthouse; for other views see under Tate D33718 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 39). There is a related drawing on the recto (D33812; CCCXLI 130).
See the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

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