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Explorations in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Ruskin with Professor David Hill

Temple of the Sun, with Quattro Capi Bridge Beyond 1819 by Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851

J.M.W.Turner
The River Tiber, Rome, Looking towards the Ponte Rotto and the Capitoline Hill, 1819
From the Rome and Florence sketchbook, TB CXCI 4a
Page size, 113 x 189 mm
This sketch is from almost exactly the same angle of view as the painting, but from a lower point of view.
Photo courtesy of Tate
To see the image in the Tate’s online catalogue of the Turner Bequest, click on the following link, and press your browser’s ‘back’ button to return to this page:
http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/turner-the-river-tiber-rome-looking-towards-the-ponte-rotto-and-the-capitoline-hill-d16491

Temple of the Sun, with Quattro Capi Bridge Beyond 1819 Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851 Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/D16491

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Published on January 18, 2015 at 1448 × 857 in Turner in Italy: Rome from Mount Aventine, 1836

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