Turner Bequest CCXCIII 4
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘ruins’ lower left
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘4’ top right and ‘320’ bottom right
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIII 4’ bottom right
ii. (top left, inverted) A thumbnail sketch of the Augustan Arch at Aosta, looking through to the town. Turner sketched the same subject on his first visit to Aosta in 1802 (Tate D04501; Turner Bequest LXXIV 9), in a more confined treatment than here.
How to cite
David Hill, ‘Two Sketches: The Abbey of St Bertin, St Omer; Arch of Augustus, Aosta 1836 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, February 2014, https://www