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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Italian Buildings on a Rocks River Bank c.1828-43

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
?Italian Buildings on a Rocks River Bank c.1828–43
D33993
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 276
Pencil on off-white wove paper, 151 x 231 mm
Inscribed in red ink ‘276’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXLI – 276’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The subject, riverfront houses below a steep, craggy bank, 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 ‘241 | O’ bottom right; inscribed in pencil ‘276’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?Italian Buildings on a Rocks River Bank 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-rocks-river-bank-r1183028, accessed 20 May 2024.