Joseph Mallord William Turner

Mont Blanc from near St Martin

1802

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Medium
Graphite and chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 138 x 215 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04449
Turner Bequest LXXIII 54

Catalogue entry

Turner approached the Mont Blanc massif along the Arve valley from Cluses to St Martin, then via Passy and the old Servoz road, all on the right bank of the river. This view of the mountain was taken from near St Martin. For others around St Martin see folios 74 verso–75 verso of this sketchbook (D04484–D04486).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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