Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Ruins on the Palatine Hill, Rome

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: 114 x 189 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16289
Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII 72 a

Catalogue entry

The subject of this sketch has not been conclusively identified although it may depict part of the ruins on the Palatine Hill in Rome. Part of the drawing spills over onto the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 74 (D16290; Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII 73).

Nicola Moorby
January 2009

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