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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin A Ruined Building on the Road to Albano c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 17 Recto:
A Ruined Building on the Road to Albano c.1794–8
D36430
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 17
Pencil and grey and blue wash on white wove paper, 203 x 265 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘17’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“On the Road to Albano”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 17’ 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 ‘on the road to Albano’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Ruined Building on the Road to 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-on-the-road-to-albano-r1140602, accessed 18 October 2019.