Joseph Mallord William Turner

Mont Blanc from the Arve Valley

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions
Support: 310 x 470 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04639
Turner Bequest LXXV 47

Catalogue entry

This view is taken from a road running above and to left of the river, looking towards the Mont Blanc massif. Finberg states that this sheet was withdrawn from the Fourth Loan Collection on account of fading of the blue watercolour.
Verso:
Blank
Inscribed by a later hand in pencil ‘16’ within a circle

David Blayney Brown
October 2011

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