Joseph Mallord William Turner

Part of a View of Vesuvius from Castel Sant’Elmo, Naples

1819

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 × 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16012
Turner Bequest CLXXXVI 51

Catalogue entry

The details on this page represent part of a landscape composition which has spilled over from the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 52 verso (D16011; Turner Bequest CLXXXVI 50a). The subject is a view of Vesuvius from the hill of Castel Sant’Elmo in Naples.

Nicola Moorby
July 2010

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