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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Part of a View of Piazza Castello, Turin 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 32 Verso:
Part of a View of Piazza Castello, Turin 1819
D14207
Turner Bequest CLXXIV 31 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 186 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains a small part of a composition which has spilled over from the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 33 (D14208; Turner Bequest CLXXIV 32). The subject of the sketch is a view of the Piazza Castello in Turin and visible here is part of the western side of the square including the outline silhouette of the royal Church of San Lorenzo.

Nicola Moorby
December 2012

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Part of a View of Piazza Castello, Turin 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, December 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-part-of-a-view-of-piazza-castello-turin-r1142728, accessed 29 November 2021.