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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Waterside Terrain, ?South of France or Italy c.1828

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Waterside Terrain, ?South of France or Italy c.1828
Turner Bequest CCXCII 68
Gouache and watercolour on grey paper, 143 x 192 mm
Stamped in black ‘CCXCII 68’ 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 sheet is set into a piece of thick cream paper, the bottom right-hand corner of which is bears the pencil note ‘D.29019’.
The centre of the sheet bears the pencil note ‘115 | a’. Towards the bottom right-hand corner is the Turner Bequest monogram and ‘CCXCII – 68’ are stamped in black.

John Chu
June 2015

How to cite

John Chu, ‘Waterside Terrain, ?South of France or Italy c.1828 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-terrain-south-of-france-or-italy-r1183137, accessed 13 April 2024.