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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Coastal Terrain, ?Southern Mediterranean c.1834

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Coastal Terrain, ?Southern Mediterranean c.1834
Turner Bequest CCXCII 54
Gouache, graphite, pencil and watercolour on paper, 140 x 190 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCXCII 20’ bottom right
Blind stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom left
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.
The bottom edge of the sheet bears the pencil note ‘CCXCII – 54’.

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Coastal Terrain, ?Southern Mediterranean 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-southern-mediterranean-r1183135, accessed 24 April 2024.