Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Devil’s Bridge and Gorge of the River Reuss

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 473 x 315 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04642
Turner Bequest LXXV 50

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s visit to the St Gotthard Pass and Reuss gorge in 1802 see Introduction to the sketchbook and notes to D04628; Turner Bequest LXXV 36; and for the Devil’s Bridge especially, D04629; Turner Bequest LXXV 37, a view of the structure from the Andermatt road. As Finberg noted, this view is quite similar.
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David Blayney Brown
October 2011

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