Joseph Mallord William Turner

Waterside Terrain, ?South of France or Italy

c.1828

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 143 × 192 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29019
Turner Bequest CCXCII 68

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 sheet is set into a piece of thick cream paper, the bottom right-hand corner of which is bears the pencil note ‘D.29019’.
Verso:
The centre of the sheet bears the pencil note ‘115 | a’. Towards the bottom right-hand corner is the Turner Bequest monogram and ‘CCXCII – 68’ are stamped in black.

John Chu
June 2015

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