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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin A Temple at Tossa c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 35 Recto:
A Temple at Tossa c.1794–8
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 35
Pencil and grey and grey-blue wash on white wove paper, 210 x 267 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘35’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“Temple at Tossa, two miles from Tivoli”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 35’ 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 ‘Temple of Tossa, two miles | from Tivoli’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘A Temple at Tossa 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-temple-at-tossa-r1140620, accessed 30 October 2020.