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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Genoa Harbour with Shipping and the Lighthouse c.1828-37

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Genoa Harbour with Shipping and the Lighthouse c.1828–37
D33720
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 41
Pencil on grey wove paper, 150 x 191 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Inscribed in red ink ‘41’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXLI – 41’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject of this, Tate D33718 and D33719 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 39, 40) is apparently Genoa,1 on the Italian Mediterranean coast; see under D33718 for discussion and dating.
1
See undated MS note by A.J. Finberg (died 1939) in interleaved copy of Finberg 1909, Tate Britain Prints and Drawings Room, vol.II, opposite p.1066.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘234 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Genoa Harbour with Shipping and the Lighthouse c.1828–37 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2016, 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-genoa-harbour-with-shipping-and-the-lighthouse-r1182972, accessed 06 December 2020.