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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner An ?Italian Waterside Town, with Mountains Beyond c.1828-43

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
An ?Italian Waterside Town, with Mountains Beyond c.1828–43
D33798
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 117
Pencil and white chalk on grey wove paper, 142 x 191 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Inscribed in red ink ‘117’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXLI – 117’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. What may be the same site is shown in Tate D33799 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 118), where the waterfront setting implied here is more in evidence.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘233 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘An ?Italian Waterside Town, with Mountains Beyond 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-waterside-town-with-mountains-beyond-r1183002, accessed 18 May 2024.