Joseph Mallord William TurnerNear Cluses, from the Road to St Martin 1802

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Artist
Title
Near Cluses, from the Road to St Martin
From France, Savoy, Piedmont Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXIII
Date 1802
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 138 x 215 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04446
Turner Bequest LXXIII 51
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 51 Recto:
Near Cluses, from the Road to St Martin 1802
D04446
Turner Bequest LXXIII 51
Pencil on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Do’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 51’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner’s inscription, meaning ‘Ditto’, refers to his sketch of Cluses on the previous page of this sketchbook, folio 50 (D04445). For Cluses see especially folio 49 (D04444) and also folio 52 (D04447).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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