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 Curiatii c.1794-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Thomas Girtin 1775–1802
Folio 27 Recto:
The Tomb of the Horatii and Curiatii c.1794–8
D36440
Turner Bequest CCCLXXIII 27
Pencil and grey and blue wash on white wove paper, 180 x 258 mm mounted on white cartridge paper, 363 x 495 mm
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Inscribed in pencil ‘27’ on mount, top right
Stamped in black ‘CCCLXXIII – 27’ on mount, bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Compare the drawing of the same structure on folio 7 recto (D36420).
Verso:
Blank (laid down).

Andrew Wilton
April 2012

How to cite

Andrew Wilton, ‘The Tomb of the Horatii and Curiatii 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-curiatii-r1140612, accessed 18 January 2022.