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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Italian Hill Country c.1828-43

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
?Italian Hill Country c.1828–43
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 32
Pencil on grey wove paper, 144 x 191 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Inscribed in red ink ‘32’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXLI – 32’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With no prominent landmarks, the subject is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. There may be a small tower among the trees in the foreground, while rain is falling in the distance.
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘234 | O’ bottom right.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?Italian Hill Country 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-hill-country-r1182967, accessed 21 May 2024.