Joseph Mallord William TurnerGeneva; Near the Junction of the Rivers Arve and Rhône 1802

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Artist
Title
Geneva; Near the Junction of the Rivers Arve and Rhône
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
D04435
Turner Bequest LXXIII 41
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 41 Recto:
Geneva; Near the Junction of the Rivers Arve and Rhône 1802
D04435
Turner Bequest LXXIII 41
Pencil, lightly touched with white chalk on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Geneva’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 41’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For the confluence of the Arve and Rhône at Geneva see folio 40 of this sketchbook (D04434). David Hill, in correspondence with the author, has identified this sketch as concentrating on the Arve, and as effectively the continuation of the preceding folio 40.1
1
Letter to David Blayney Brown, 4 April 2004, Tate catalogue files.
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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