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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Via Pinciana, Rome, in between the Borghese Gardens and the Aurelian Walls 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 42 Verso:
Via Pinciana, Rome, in between the Borghese Gardens and the Aurelian Walls 1819
D16229
Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII 41 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 189 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch depicts a view looking south down the Via Pinciana, the road which runs in between the gardens of the Villa Borghese and the Aurelian walls. The two towers in the centre may depict the Porta Pinciana, the gate near the south-eastern perimeter of the Borghese Gardens (see also folios 43–43 verso, D16230–1; Turner Bequest 42 and 42a).

Nicola Moorby
January 2009

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘Via Pinciana, Rome, in between the Borghese Gardens and the Aurelian Walls 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2009, 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-via-pinciana-rome-in-between-the-borghese-gardens-and-the-r1139741, accessed 14 November 2019.