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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin A Convent at Nemi c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 22 Recto:
A Convent at Nemi c.1794–8
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 22
Pencil and grey wash on white wove paper, 209 x 272 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘22’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“A Convent at Nemi”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 22’ on mount, bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘A Convent at Nemi’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Convent at Nemi c.1794–8 by Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin’, catalogue entry, April 2012, 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-thomas-girtin-a-convent-at-nemi-r1140607, accessed 27 January 2022.