Joseph Mallord William Turner

Four Sketches including Lake Geneva and Le Mole from near Geneva

1836

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 190 x 113 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41097

Catalogue entry

Four sketches are here, drawn with the sketchbook held upright:
i. (top) The Mole and Lake Geneva from Geneva, inscribed ‘Leman’.
ii. Looking up ramparts to a town, possibly Geneva.
iii. (below left of (ii)). Detail of a cottage, perhaps related to (iv).
iv. Houses on a height, inscribed ‘L Cair [??]’ below right.

David Hill
June 2010

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