Joseph Mallord William Turner

Martigny: Bridge over the River Drance, with the Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, and La Bâtiaz

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 209 x 282 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D40198

Catalogue entry

This drawing is on the verso of D04580; Turner Bequest LXXIV 87, another on-the-spot view of Martigny, from within the town. The present subject is repeated in two more finished versions, with more detail and tonal additions in chalk and gouache, from the same sketchbook (D04494; Turner Bequest LXXIV 2 and D40200).

David Blayney Brown
September 2011

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