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- Graphite on paper
- Support: 230 x 91 mm
- Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 181
These mountainous subject, drawn with the sheet turned various ways, are unidentified, but may be in the north of Italy or neighbouring Switzerland; see the Introduction to this section for further brief discussion and dating. There appears to be a place name scrawled above the roofs of the village. It and a view of a pass, drawn with the sheet turned horizontally, are framed by pencil lines.
Finberg noted: ‘(Nos. [Turner Bequest CCCXLIV] 174–226 were among the contents of a parcel endorsed by Mr. [John] Ruskin, – “B. 2. Forty-eight pieces of paper, some double or 4-ple. Pencil outline, same class as B. 1.”).’1
Finberg 1909, II, p.1123.
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