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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin A Ruined Building at Albano c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 19 Recto:
A Ruined Building at Albano c.1794–8
D36432
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 19
Pencil and grey wash on white wove paper, 220 x 280 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 19’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Verso:
Blank (laid down); the inscription (probably by Thomas Girtin in pencil) noted by Finberg and transcribed as the work’s title, ‘At Albano’, is no longer apparent.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Ruined Building at Albano 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-ruined-building-at-albano-r1140604, accessed 07 December 2019.