J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner An ?Italian Lake or Coast Scene c.1828-43

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
An ?Italian Lake or Coast Scene c.1828–43
Turner Bequest CCXCII 29
Gouache and watercolour on grey wove paper, 142 x 187 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCXCII 29’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is unidentified, but the strongly defined horizon suggests a wide expanse of mater, and the setting is perhaps Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating.
Blank; inscribed in blue ink ‘2’ bottom left; inscribed in pencil ‘CCXCII . 29 (?)’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘An ?Italian Lake or Coast Scene c.1828–43 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2016, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-an-italian-lake-or-coast-scene-r1182960, accessed 22 June 2024.