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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Valley and Buildings, ?South of France or Italy c.1826

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Valley and Buildings, ?South of France or Italy c.1826
D20451
Turner Bequest CCXXIV 149
Chalk and pencil on blue paper, 142 x 195 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCXXIV – 149’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a large number of sketches on loose sheets of paper depicting hill towns, wooded scenery and rocky coastal terrain, here identified with Turner’s various tours of South of France and Italy. For the grouping and dating of these works, see the section introduction.
Verso:
Notes in pencil in the lower right-hand corner reading ‘99 | 0’ and in the upper left-hand corner reading ‘149’ ascending vertically.

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Valley and Buildings, ?South of France or Italy c.1826 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2015, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, November 2016, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-valley-and-buildings-south-of-france-or-italy-r1183095, accessed 18 May 2024.