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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?View of Sesto Calende, Lake Maggiore 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Verso:
?View of Sesto Calende, Lake Maggiore 1819
D14167
Turner Bequest CLXXIV 11 a
Pencil on white wove paper, 111 x 186 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch depicts a landing place with boats on the shores of a lake or river. The subject is not conclusively identified although a tentative suggestion might be a view of Sesto Calende on Lake Maggiore, see folios 13 verso–14 (D14169–14170; Turner Bequest CLXXIV 12a–13).

Nicola Moorby
January 2013

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘?View of Sesto Calende, Lake Maggiore 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2013, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-view-of-sesto-calende-lake-maggiore-r1142690, accessed 20 May 2024.