Joseph Mallord William Turner

?View of the Nera Gorge near Narni

1819

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 × 186 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14787
Turner Bequest CLXXVII 69

Catalogue entry

The subject of this sketch of buildings amidst a hilly landscape has not been conclusively identified although it may depict the Nera Gorge to the west of Narni. The view continues on the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 68 verso (D14786).

Nicola Moorby
November 2008

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