Joseph Mallord William Turner

Geneva from the Junction of the Rivers Rhône and Arve

1836

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
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
D29138
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 54

Catalogue entry

Drawn inverted in relation to the main numbered sequence of subjects in the sketchbook, this is the left (and main) section of a two-part panorama of Geneva from the junction of the Rivers Rhône and Arve, with the cathedral in the centre right distance, and Mont Salève to the right, whence it is continued on the opposite page (D29137; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 53a).
For notes on the Rhône at Geneva see D29140; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 55 in this sketchbook.

David Hill
June 2010

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