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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Trieste Harbour, with the Castello di San Giusto Above 1840

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 60 Verso:
Trieste Harbour, with the Castello di San Giusto Above 1840
D30116
Turner Bequest CCXCIX 60a
Pencil on cream wove paper, 127 x 198 mm
Partial watermark ‘atman
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
With the page turned horizontally, there are two slight waterfront views of the harbour at Trieste, the upper with the Castello di San Giulio on the skyline to the east. Below, the spar and mast of a moored boat are continued across the gutter from the study on folio 61 recto opposite (D30117).
This is one of a sequence of views in and around the Adriatic port city, made working inwards from the back of this sketchbook; see under folio 57 recto (D30109).1

Matthew Imms
September 2018

1
See also Powell 1995, pp.66, 81 note 18.

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Trieste Harbour, with the Castello di San Giusto Above 1840 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2018, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2019, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-trieste-harbour-with-the-castello-di-san-giusto-above-r1196966, accessed 24 October 2021.