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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Three Sketches of the Roman Aqueduct, Looking from Ancy to Ars and Vice Versa 1824

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 76 Recto:
Three Sketches of the Roman Aqueduct, Looking from Ancy to Ars and Vice Versa 1824
D19700
Turner Bequest CCXVI 76
Pencil on white wove paper, 118 x 78 mm
Inscribed in pencil by Turner ‘3’, ‘5’ top left
Inscribed in blue ink by Ruskin ‘76’ top right
Stamped in black ‘CCXVI–76’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Rendered in fine, agile line, these three sketches show the remains of the Gorze aqueduct at Ancy and Ars-sur-Moselle near Metz. For further views see Tate D19699, D19701–D19704, D19707; Turner Bequest CCXVI 75a, 76a–78, 79a.

Alice Rylance-Watson
April 2014

How to cite

Alice Rylance-Watson, ‘Three Sketches of the Roman Aqueduct, Looking from Ancy to Ars and Vice Versa 1824 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, April 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-three-sketches-of-the-roman-aqueduct-looking-from-ancy-to-r1174489, accessed 20 January 2021.