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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Italian Buildings in a Rocky Setting c.1828-43

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
?Italian Buildings in a Rocky Setting c.1828–43
D33816
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 133
Pencil on grey wove paper, 139 x 192 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram at centre
Inscribed in red ink ‘133’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXLI – 133’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject, buildings on a craggy hillside and at its foot shown in two views at right angles, is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating.
Verso:
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘233 | O’ top left, upside down

Matthew Imms
February 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?Italian Buildings in a Rocky Setting c.1828–43 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-italian-buildings-in-a-rocky-setting-r1183009, accessed 21 May 2024.