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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Thomas Girtin The Tomb of the Horatii and Curatii c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 7 Recto:
The Tomb of the Horatii and Curatii c.1794–8
D36420
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 7
Pencil and grey wash on white wove paper, 197 x 269 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘7’ on mount, top right
Inscribed in a later hand in pencil ‘“Tomb of the Horatii & Curatii”’ on mount, bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 7’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Another view of the tomb is on folio 27 recto (D36440).
Verso:
Blank (laid down); inscribed, probably by Thomas Girtin, in pencil, ‘Tomb of the Horatii & Curatii’.

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Tomb of the Horatii and Curatii 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-tomb-of-the-horatii-and-curatii-r1140592, accessed 22 January 2020.