Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Italian Mountains

c.1828–43

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 145 x 198 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D33786
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 105

Catalogue entry

The mountainous subject is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. The same distinctive profile of the peaks at the centre here recurs, closer in Tate D33783 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 102) and further off in Tate D33792 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 111).
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘233 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

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