Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Tower above Villeneuve, Val d’Aosta, Looking to the Castle and Church at Introd

1836

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 x 148 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29373
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 88

Catalogue entry

Looking up the Val d’Aosta towards Introd this sketch includes the ?Roman tower, now demolished, above Villeneuve seen elsewhere in this sketchbook (D29364 and D29372; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 83 and 87). As previously noted (see catalogue entries), only foundations of this structure survive today.

David Hill
June 2010

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