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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin The Promontory of Fino c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 53 Recto:
The Promontory of Fino c.1794–8
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 53
Pencil and grey and blue wash on white wove paper, 185 x 256 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘53’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“Promontory at of Fino”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 53’ on mount, bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Compare Beaumont tracing no.27 (after John Robert Cozens, 1752–1797; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven).
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil ‘Promontory of Fino’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Promontory of Fino 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-promontory-of-fino-r1140638, accessed 27 May 2022.