Joseph Mallord William TurnerChissey: Château and Bridge 1802

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Artist
Title
Chissey: Château and Bridge
From France, Savoy, Piedmont Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXIII
Date 1802
MediumGraphite and chalk on paper
Dimensionssupport: 138 x 215 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04406
Turner Bequest LXXIII 14
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Chissey: Château and Bridge 1802
D04406
Turner Bequest LXXIII 14
Pencil, lightly touched with white chalk on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Cessay’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 14’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Chissey lies in the Vallée du Ternin, the eastern border of the Morvan between Saulieu and Autun. Turner made this sketch and two others on folios 15 and 16 of this sketchbook (D04407, D04408).
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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