Joseph Mallord William Turner

Sketches of ?Italian Architectural Features; Including a Turret and a Campanile

1820

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 × 98 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16760
Turner Bequest CXCII 66

Catalogue entry

This page contains various studies of architectural features including a campanile (bell-tower), a turret and a couple of cupolas or pointed domes. The precise subjects remain unidentified although they presumably represent parts of Italian buildings, possibly in Milan.

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

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