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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy c.1834

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy c.1834
D28954
Turner Bequest CCXCII 7
Pencil and watercolour on grey paper, 143 x 189 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCXCII 7’ 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.
Verso:
The bottom right-hand corner of the sheet bears the pencil note ‘? CCXCII . 7’. The bottom left-hand corner of the sheet bears the blue ink note ‘29’.

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Coastal Terrain, ?South of France or Italy 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-south-of-france-or-italy-r1183125, accessed 13 April 2024.