Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lake Albano and Castel Gandolfo

1819

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D15321
Turner Bequest CLXXXII 15

Catalogue entry

Turner circled the Lake of Albano and made sketches from several different points. This view of the lake from the northern shore, near Marino, with Castel Gandolfo opposite continues on the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 14 verso (Tate D15320).
For a full discussion of Turner’s depictions of Lake Albano see folio 3 verso (Tate D15301) and the general introduction to the sketchbook.

Nicola Moorby
May 2008

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