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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Coastal Terrain, ?near Genoa c.1834

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Coastal Terrain, ?near Genoa c.1834
Turner Bequest CCXCII 33
Gouache and watercolour on white paper, 139 x 191 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘33’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCXCII 33’ bottom right
Blind stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting hill towns, wooded scenery and rocky coastal terrain, here identified with Turner’s various tours of South of France and Italy. For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section introduction.
Pencil notes reasing ‘104b’ and ‘CCXCII.33’. Stamped in black with Turner Bequest monogram and ‘CCXCII – 33’.

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Coastal Terrain, ?near Genoa c.1834 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2015, 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-coastal-terrain-near-genoa-r1183132, accessed 13 April 2024.