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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Marino, near Lake Albano 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 16 Recto:
Marino, near Lake Albano 1819
Turner Bequest CLXXXII 16
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 189 mm
Inscribed by the ?artist in pencil ‘16’ top left and by the artist ‘Marino | near Albano’ bottom right of sketch
Inscribed by John Ruskin in blue ink ‘16’ top right and ‘301’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CLXXXII 16’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner has labelled the location of this sketch as Marino, one of the Castelli Romani, sixteen communes situated in the Alban Hills. This sketch appears to show the hillside town from the south, above the shores of Lake Albano.
For a full discussion of Turner’s depictions of Lake Albano see folio 3 verso (D15301) and the general introduction to the sketchbook.

Nicola Moorby
May 2008

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Marino, near Lake Albano 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, May 2008, 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-marino-near-lake-albano-r1132618, accessed 19 May 2024.