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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Study of a Figure ?from a Painting, Rome c.1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
Study of a Figure ?from a Painting, Rome circa 1819
D16764
Turner Bequest CXCIII 2
Pencil on white wove paper, 115 x 94 mm
Inscribed by the artist in pencil ‘Ro 11 | [?Doll] of Fa[...]’ top left
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ top left, inverted
Stamped in black ‘CXCIII 2’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains very slight sketches and inscriptions including one discernible figure, possibly part of a study of a painting in the Villa Borghese or other Roman art collection. Similar drawings can be seen on folio 2 verso (D16765).

Nicola Moorby
February 2011

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Study of a Figure ?from a Painting, Rome c.1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, February 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-study-of-a-figure-from-a-painting-rome-r1138539, accessed 18 May 2022.