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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Lake Maggiore 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 26 Recto:
?Lake Maggiore 1819
D16938
Turner Bequest CXCIV 26
Pencil and grey watercolour wash on white wove paper, 121 x 195 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘26’ bottom left, descending left-hand edge
Stamped in black ‘CXCIV 26’ bottom left, descending left-hand edge
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The pencil sketch on this page is too faint to be conclusively identified. It appears to show the sweeping curve of a shoreline lined with buildings and therefore may represent a view of Lake Maggiore.

Nicola Moorby
May 2011

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘?Lake Maggiore 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-lake-maggiore-r1132813, accessed 26 January 2021.