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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin A Group of Buildings on a Low Cliff c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 34 Recto:
A Group of Buildings on a Low Cliff c.1794–8
D36447
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 34
Pencil and grey and grey-blue wash on white wove paper, 203 x 239 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘34’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“Near Naples”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 34’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘near Naples’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Group of Buildings on a Low Cliff 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-group-of-buildings-on-a-low-cliff-r1140619, accessed 14 November 2019.