Juliet and her Nurse: J. M. W. Turner

Juliet and her Nurse: J. M. W. Turner

Juliet and her Nurse is an 1836 painting by the English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolorist J. M. W. Turner. This work is located in the Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Art Collection in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This painting depicts the Piazza San Marco, also known as St. Mark’s Square, the main public square in Venice, Italy. Surrounded by iconic landmarks, the square serves as the city’s cultural and social heart. Dominating the scene is St. Mark’s Basilica, an extraordinary example of Byzantine architecture adorned with intricate mosaics and marble columns. Adjacent to the basilica stands the Campanile di San Marco, a tall bell tower offering stunning panoramic views of Venice. On the eastern side lies the Doge’s Palace, a magnificent Gothic building that was at the time the residence of the Venetian Doge.

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