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
D40312
Pencil on white wove paper, 116 x 187 mm
Inscribed in pencil ‘137’ towards 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 D25521 (Turner Bequest CCLXIII a 6).

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy c.1820–30 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-south-of-france-or-italy-r1183124, accessed 09 March 2021.