Joseph Mallord William Turner Four Sketches: From above Lausanne; Three Views on Lake Geneva from off Vevey and Montreux 1836

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Artist
Title
Four Sketches: From above Lausanne; Three Views on Lake Geneva from off Vevey and Montreux
From Val d'Aosta Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CCXCIII
Date 1836
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 113 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29122
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 46
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Catalogue entry

This page contains four sketches:
i. (left, main sketch, inverted in relation to the others) The continuation to the left of the panorama of Lausanne from the north-west begun on the opposite page (D29121; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 45). Two distant peaks are capped with ‘S[now?]’.
ii. (top) A panorama at the head of Lake Geneva, the northern shore from off Vevey, with morning sun indicated above to the right. Inscribed ‘Dk [....]d’, ‘Sun’.
iii. The same, the southern shore. Inscribed ‘C’, ‘M’, ‘C’.
iv. Towards Chillon and Villeneuve from off Montreux.

David Hill
June 2010

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