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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin Pompey's Tomb c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 47 Recto:
Pompey’s Tomb c.1794–8
D36460
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 47
Pencil and grey and blue wash on white wove paper, 242 x 179 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 495 x 363 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘47’ on mount, bottom right, descending vertically
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“Pompey’s Tomb”’ on mount, bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 47’ on mount, bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The work is mounted with the album page turned vertically.
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘Pompey’s Tomb’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘Pompey’s Tomb 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-pompeys-tomb-r1140632, accessed 05 March 2024.