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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin The Temple of Venus in the Bay of Baiae c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 9 Recto:
The Temple of Venus in the Bay of Baiae c.1794–8
D36422
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 9
Pencil and grey and grey-blue wash on white wove paper, 210 x 237 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘9’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“Temple of Venus, in the Bay of Baia”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 9’ 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 ‘Temple of Venus in the | Bay of Baia’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Temple of Venus in the Bay of Baiae 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-temple-of-venus-in-the-bay-of-baiae-r1140594, accessed 13 July 2020.