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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy c.1820-30

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy c.1820–30
D25521
Turner Bequest CCLXIII a 6
Pencil on white wove paper 115 x 186 mm
Inscribed in pencil ‘CCLXIII A 6’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCLXIII (a) – 6’ 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.
Verso:
For the verso of this sheet, see Tate D40312.

John Chu
May 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy c.1820–30 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 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-south-of-france-or-italy-r1183123, accessed 13 April 2024.