Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Waterside Buildings and Boats, Southern Europe

c.1830

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 192 x 280 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35871
Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 32v

Catalogue entry

This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting hill towns, wooded scenery and rocky coastal terrain, here identified with Turner’s various tours of South of France and Italy. For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section introduction.
Technical Notes:
The centre of the upper edge of the sheet has a narrow section roughly torn out.
Verso:
See entry on Tate D35870 (Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 32).

John Chu
June 2015

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