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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Waterside Buildings, ?South of France or Italy c.1830

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Waterside Buildings, ?South of France or Italy c.1830
D35870
Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 32
Watercolour on white wove paper, 129 x 280 mm
Stamped in black ink ‘CCCLXIV – 32’ bottom right
Blind stamped with Turner Bequest monogram 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.
Technical Notes:
The centre of the upper edge of the sheet has a narrow section roughly torn out.
Verso:
See entry on Tate D35871 (Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 32v).

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Waterside Buildings, ?South of France or Italy c.1830 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-waterside-buildings-south-of-france-or-italy-r1183144, accessed 24 April 2024.