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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Punta dell Epitaffio and the Bay of Baiae 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 90 Recto:
?Punta dell Epitaffio and the Bay of Baiae 1819
D15733
Turner Bequest CLXXXIV 88
Pencil on white wove paper, 71 x 122 mm, approximately [partial page]
Inscribed by ?John Ruskin in blue ink ‘281’ top left, inverted and ‘83’ bottom left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CLXXXIV 83’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The sketch on this torn page is too faint and rough to be positively identified although it may depict a view of the ruins and grottos of the Punta dell’Epitaffio looking towards the Bay of Baiae.

Nicola Moorby
June 2010

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘?Punta dell Epitaffio and the Bay of Baiae 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, 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-punta-dell-epitaffio-and-the-bay-of-baiae-r1138194, accessed 30 May 2020.