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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Italian Buildings on a Hillside c.1828-43

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
?Italian Buildings on a Hillside c.1828–43
D34044
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 325
Black chalk on grey wove paper, 156 x 227 mm
Inscribed in pencil ‘325’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXLI – 325’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject, a small settlement above a valley with a large building or buildings at the top of the hill beyond, is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. The same scene may be shown from a different angle in Tate D34042 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 323).
Verso:
Blank (not available for examination at time of writing).

Matthew Imms
February 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?Italian Buildings on a Hillside 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-on-a-hillside-r1183036, accessed 30 May 2024.