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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Distant View of Parma 1820

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Verso:
?Distant View of Parma 1820
Turner Bequest CXCII 12 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 98 x 128 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch is tentatively identified as a distant view of Parma. A comparable image can be found on folio 6 (D16651).
Finberg noted that a leaf has been torn out at this point in the sketchbook, between folios 12 verso and 13 (D16665).1

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

Finberg 1909, I, p.571.

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘?Distant View of Parma 1820 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-distant-view-of-parma-r1142563, accessed 14 June 2024.