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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Distant View of Lake Albano 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 11 Verso:
Distant View of Lake Albano 1819
D15316
Turner Bequest CLXXXII 11 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 189 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Unlike previous sketches in this book which record Lake Albano from the shores above, this view depicts the lake in the distance, possibly from the hills beyond Marino, which is the viewpoint shared by the drawing on the opposite page, see folio 12 (D15317).
For a full discussion of Turner’s depictions of Lake Albano see folio 3 verso (D15301) and the general introduction to the sketchbook.

Nicola Moorby
May 2008

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Distant View of Lake Albano 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2008, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-distant-view-of-lake-albano-r1132611, accessed 22 May 2024.