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

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

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Genoa Harbour with the Lighthouse and Shipping c.1828–37
D33813
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 130v
Chalk and pencil on grey wove paper, 136 x 190 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘233 | O’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject is Genoa’s harbour, with its distinctive two-stage lighthouse; for other views see under Tate D33718 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 39). There is a related drawing on the recto (D33812; CCCXLI 130).
See the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Genoa Harbour with the Lighthouse and Shipping 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-the-lighthouse-and-shipping-r1183008, accessed 18 September 2019.