Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Castle of Chillon

1836

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29148
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 60

Catalogue entry

In this view of the Castle of Chillon from the west Turner revisited the subject of a watercolour (British Museum, London)1 painted about 1809.

David Hill
June 2010

1
Andrew Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p.344 no.390.

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