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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Gardens of the Villa d'Este, Tivoli 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 13 Recto:
Gardens of the Villa d’Este, Tivoli 1819
Turner Bequest CLXXIX 13
Pencil on white wove paper, 112 x 186 mm
Inscribed by ?John Ruskin in blue ink ‘13’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CLXXIX 13’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch is part of a panoramic view of the gardens of the Villa d’Este, continued from the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 12 verso (D14953).
For a full discussion of Turner’s sketches of the Villa d’Este see folio 5 verso (D14942).

Nicola Moorby
January 2010

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Gardens of the Villa d’Este, Tivoli 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2010, 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-gardens-of-the-villa-deste-tivoli-r1137586, accessed 24 May 2024.