Joseph Mallord William Turner

?The Outskirts of Bologna

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: 111 × 184 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14533
Turner Bequest CLXXVI 25

Catalogue entry

The setting is perhaps the western side of the roughly hexagonal former perimeter of Bologna’s city walls (since lost), looking south; the hills and buildings in the distance on the right are apparently the same as those shown on folio 26 recto (D14534). For general remarks on Bologna and Turner’s numerous views on adjacent pages, see under folio 24 recto (D14532).
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Matthew Imms
March 2017

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