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Turner’s label for this drawing, also numbered ‘29’, reads ‘Ville de Thun’. For his excursion on Lake Thun in 1802 see drawings in the Lake Thun sketchbook, for example Tate D04717; Turner Bequest LXXVI 60, a view from the landing stage at Neuhaus at the eastern end of the lake where Turner disembarked for Unterseen. The landing place commands a view over the lake towards the Niesen similar to the one drawn here; the mountain is on the left. As shown in the Lake Thun sketch and a coloured drawing usually thought to have originated in the present sketchbook (Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester),1 Turner’s pause here coincided with a storm, which must account for the turbulent sky in this drawing, with its swirling cloud and perhaps lightning.