Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hill Town, ?South of France or Italy

c.1826

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 141 x 183 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D20450
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 148

Catalogue entry

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.
Verso:
Notes in pencil in the lower right-hand corner reading ‘231 | 0’ and in the upper left-hand corner reading ‘148’ ascending vertically.

John Chu
June 2015

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