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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin The Ponte Molle c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 31 Recto:
The Ponte Molle c.1794–8
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 31
Pencil and grey and grey-blue wash on white wove paper, 203 x 258 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 31’ on mount, bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Blank (laid down); the inscription (probably by Thomas Girtin in pencil) noted by Finberg and transcribed as the work’s title, ‘Ponte Mola’, is no longer apparent.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Ponte Molle 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-the-ponte-molle-r1140616, accessed 20 April 2024.