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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Rialto Bridge, Venice, with the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Verso:
The Rialto Bridge, Venice, with the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi 1819
D14511
Turner Bequest CLXXVI 12a
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 184 mm
Inscribed by Turner ‘9’ towards bottom right, below steps
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The drawing continues across folio 13 recto opposite (D14512). The viewpoint is the quay at the east side of the base of the bridge on the south bank of the Grand Canal, on this page looking south-west up the flight of steps at right-angles to the main bridge, and on the other turning north-west to take in the rest of the bridge and the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi. See under D14512 for further discussion and comparable views.
For other aspects of Venice on adjacent pages, see the sketchbook’s Introduction.

Matthew Imms
March 2017

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘The Rialto Bridge, Venice, with the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2017, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, July 2017, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-rialto-bridge-venice-with-the-palazzo-dei-camerlenghi-r1186246, accessed 30 May 2024.