Joseph Mallord William Turner

Lake Lucerne

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 156 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04655
Turner Bequest LXXVI 7

Catalogue entry

Having crossed the Brünig Pass from Brienz to Lucerne, Turner made the customary tour of the lake by boat, discovering for the first time scenery to which he was often to return in later life. This is one of a group of sketches in this sketchbook made on such an excursion.
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David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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