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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Italian Mountains c.1828-43

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
?Italian Mountains c.1828–43
Turner Bequest CCCXLI 64
Pencil on grey wove paper, 143 x 188 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
Inscribed in red ink ‘64’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXLI – 64’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This rugged, mountainous subject is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. There may be towers on the skyline towards the right; compare Tate D33744 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 65).
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘234 | O’ top left, upside down.

Matthew Imms
February 2016

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘?Italian Mountains 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-mountains-r1182979, accessed 20 May 2024.