Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of a Distant View of Rome from the Via Cassia

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: 110 × 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14830
Turner Bequest CLXXVII 91

Catalogue entry

This rough sketch represents part of the line of the horizon from a distant view of Rome. The drawing continues on the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 90 verso (D14829).

Nicola Moorby
November 2008

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