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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner View of St Peter's, Rome, from the Casino di Raffaello, near the Gardens of the Villa Borghese 1819

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 47 Recto:
View of St Peter’s, Rome, from the Casino di Raffaello, near the Gardens of the Villa Borghese 1819
D16238
Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII 46
Pencil on white wove paper, 114 x 189 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘46’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CLXXXVIII 46’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch continues the view looking south-west from the Casino di Raffaello towards the Pincian Hill and the Villa Medici which extends on the opposite sheet of the double-page spread, see folio 46 verso (D16237; Turner Bequest CLXXXVIII 45a). Faintly outlined along the horizon in the distance is the dome of St Peter’s.

Nicola Moorby
October 2008

How to cite

Nicola Moorby, ‘View of St Peter’s, Rome, from the Casino di Raffaello, near the Gardens of the Villa Borghese 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2008, 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-view-of-st-peters-rome-from-the-casino-di-raffaello-near-the-r1139750, accessed 06 December 2019.