Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Italian Pine Trees and Buildings

c.1828–43

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 142 × 183 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D33745
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 66

Catalogue entry

The subject is unidentified, but the characteristic trees suggest an Italian setting, although the various buildings are too slight for easy identification; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘234 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

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