Joseph Mallord William Turner

Geneva; Walls and Ramparts

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 138 x 215 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04438
Turner Bequest LXXIII 44

Catalogue entry

For Geneva see especially folio 5 of this sketchbook (D04397), and also folios 35 and 39–43 (D04427, D04433–D04437). With its emphasis on shadowed masses, rendered by hatching, this is perhaps a view at twilight like the view of the lake shore on folio 42
(D04436).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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