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 105
Pencil on buff wove paper, 145 x 198 mm
Inscribed in red ink ‘105’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCXLI – 105’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The mountainous subject is unidentified, but may be Italian; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. The same distinctive profile of the peaks at the centre here recurs, closer in Tate D33783 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 102) and further off in Tate D33792 (Turner Bequest CCCXLI 111).
Blank; inscribed by John Ruskin in pencil ‘233 | O’ bottom right.

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-r1182998, accessed 20 May 2024.