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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner An Italian Town with Hills Beyond 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 21 Recto:
An Italian Town with Hills Beyond 1819
D14355
Turner Bequest CLXXV 21
Pencil on white wove paper, 112 x 185 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘21’ top right and ‘300’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CLXXV 21’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This view of a town with hills beyond remains unidentified. It may lie somewhere between Brescia (see folio 19 recto; D14352) and Verona (see folio 25 recto; D14363).

Matthew Imms
March 2017

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘An Italian Town with Hills Beyond 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2017, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, July 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-an-italian-town-with-hills-beyond-r1186468, accessed 05 December 2021.