Joseph Mallord William TurnerNear Grindelwald; Glacier and Lower Slopes of the Schreckhorn 1802

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Artist
Title
Near Grindelwald; Glacier and Lower Slopes of the Schreckhorn
From Lake Thun Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXVI
Date 1802
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 201 x 156 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04678
Turner Bequest LXXVI 23
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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 23 Recto:
Near Grindelwald; Glacier and Lower Slopes of the Schreckhorn 1802
D04678
Turner Bequest LXXVI 23
Pencil on white laid paper, 201 x 156 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Schreckhorn’ lower centre
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘23’ top right
Stamped in black ‘LXXVI 23’ top right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Turner’s views of Grindelwald, near which he made this sketch, in this sketchbook, see especially folio19 (D04674), and for the village and Turner’s work there, the Rhine, Strassburg, Oxford sketchbook, especially folio 29 (Tate D04768; Turner Bequest LXXVII 29).
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David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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