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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Interior of the Duomo, Parma 1820

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Verso:
Interior of the Duomo, Parma 1820
D16658
Turner Bequest CXCII 9 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 98 x 128 mm
Inscribed by the artist in pencil ‘[?Whe...] Selmi | Son | Immus Son | – 1617’ top right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch is one of a series of interior views of the Duomo (cathedral) of Parma, see folios 9 verso–10 verso (D16658–D16660). Turner’s study is very rough and schematic and the precise location has not been identified. On the right-hand side of the sheet is a transcription of a Latin inscription, dated ‘1617’.

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Interior of the Duomo, 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-interior-of-the-duomo-parma-r1142557, accessed 29 May 2024.