Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of a View of the Bay of Gaeta from Formia

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: 122 × 197 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D15607
Turner Bequest CLXXXIV 26

Catalogue entry

This page contains part of a panoramic view of the Bay of Gaeta on the Tyrrhenian coast, seen from Formia (formerly known as Mola di Gaeta). The bay sweeps round in a great curve towards the headland of Gaeta, visible on the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 26 verso (D15606; Turner Bequest CLXXXIV 25a).

Nicola Moorby
April 2010

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