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image of Approach to Venice Joseph Mallord William Turner (artist)
British, 1775 - 1851
Approach to Venice, 1844
oil on canvas
overall: 62 x 94 cm (24 7/16 x 37 in.) framed: 88 x 118.4 x 12.4 cm (34 5/8 x 46 5/8 x 4 7/8 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1937.1.110
Not on View
From the Tour: Constable and Turner — British Landscapes of the Early 1800s
Object 11 of 11

1844Spectator, 17, no. 828, 11 May 1844: 451.
1844The Times (London), 8 May 1844.
1848Ruskin, John. Modern Painters. 5 vols. London, 1843-1856, 1 (5th ed., 1848): 136; The Works of John Ruskin. Edited by E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn. 39 vols. London and New York, 1903-1912; 3:250.
1856Ruskin, John. Notes on the Turner Gallery at Marlborough House. London, 1856: 74; The Works of John Ruskin. Edited by E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn. 39 vols. London and New York, 1903-1912, 13:166.
1878Ruskin, John. Notes by Mr. Ruskin on His Collection of Drawings by the late ... Turner. London, 1878: 10; The Works of John Ruskin. Edited by E.T. Cook and A. Wedderburn. 39 vols. London and New York, 1903-1912: 13:409.
1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 200, no. 110.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 241, repro. 19.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 125, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 132
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 119, repro.
1971Dugdale, James. "Sir Charles Tennant: The Story of A Victorian Collector." The Connoisseur 178 (1971): 8-9, 12, color repro. 2.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 354, repro.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: no. 604, color repro.
1980Gage, John. Collected Correspondence of J.M.W. Turner. Oxford, 1980: 200, no. 270.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 413, no. 589, color repro.
1984Butlin, Martin and Evelyn Joll. The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner. 2 vols. New Haven and London, 1977. (2d rev. ed., 1984): 1:no. 412; 2:color pl. 417.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 404, repro.
1986Chapel, Jeannie. "The Turner Collector: Joseph Gillott, 1799-1872." Turner Studies 6 (1986): 47.
1992Hayes, John. British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 288-291, color repro. 289.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 349, no. 281, color repro.
2008Schwander, Martin, ed. Venice: From Canaletto and Turner to Monet. Ostfildern, 2008: 65-66, fig. 9.

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