Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Fourvoirie, Gorges du Guiers Mort, Chartreuse

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk, gouache and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 213 x 282 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04521
Turner Bequest LXXIV 28

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s visit to the Chartreuse in 1802 see Introduction to the sketchbook.
The early title for this drawing, given by John Ruskin, did not specify the location of these bridges and buildings. They might be at Fourvoirie (see also from this sketchbook, D04516; Turner Bequest LXXIV 23).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
September 2011

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