Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of a View of the Posillipo Coast

1819

Not on display
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
D16041
Turner Bequest CLXXXVI 67

Catalogue entry

This sketch appears to depict part of the Posillipo coastline to the west of Naples, although the precise location is currently unidentified. The composition continues on the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 68 verso (D16040; Turner Bequest CLXXXVI 66a).

Nicola Moorby
July 2010

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