Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches of Serravalle di Chienti in the Apennine Mountains

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: 110 x 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14705
Turner Bequest CLXXVII 27 a

Catalogue entry

The subject of the two sketches on this page is the ruined fortress south of Serravalle di Chienti, a town in the Apennines approximately fifteen miles north-east of Foligno. For a further discussion see folio 27 (D14704). Turner has used the sketchbook both horizontally and vertically. The larger sketch is inverted on the page.

Nicola Moorby
November 2008

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