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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Part of a View of the Capitoline Hill, Rome with the Torre dei Milizie 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 15 Verso:
Part of a View of the Capitoline Hill, Rome with the Torre dei Milizie 1819
D16513
Turner Bequest CXCI 15 v
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 189 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch is part of a wider landscape view of the Capitoline Hill from the north-east with the Church of Santissimo Nome di Maria, see folio 16 (D16514). This side of the composition includes the Torre dei Milizie, a medieval tower of square design near Trajan’s markets.

Nicola Moorby
February 2009

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Part of a View of the Capitoline Hill, Rome with the Torre dei Milizie 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 2009, 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-part-of-a-view-of-the-capitoline-hill-rome-with-the-torre-r1138406, accessed 19 May 2022.