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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Architectural Details at Foligno 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 88 Verso:
Architectural Details at Foligno 1819
Turner Bequest CLXXVII 88 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 110 x 186 mm
Inscribed by the artist in pencil ‘Foligno’ within sketch top right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains several studies of architectural and ornamental decorations including bas-reliefs from part of a frieze. The subjects are not identified but Turner has labelled the page ‘Foligno’, suggesting they are details from buildings on the Piazza della Repubblica in the Umbrian town, see folio 34 (D14718).

Nicola Moorby
November 2008

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Architectural Details at Foligno 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, November 2008, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-architectural-details-at-foligno-r1138988, accessed 18 June 2019.