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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Buildings with an Italian Landscape 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 69 Recto:
Buildings with an Italian Landscape 1819
D16601
Turner Bequest CXCI 69
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 189 mm
Inscribed by ?John Ruskin in red ink ‘69’ bottom right [very faint]
Stamped in black ‘CXCI 69’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject of this sketch (or possibly sketches) remains unidentified although it appears to depict a castle or group of buildings with a hilly Italian landscape.

Nicola Moorby
January 2011

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Buildings with an Italian Landscape 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2011, 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-buildings-with-an-italian-landscape-r1138494, accessed 28 October 2021.