Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Entrance to the Chamonix Valley from near Les Houches

1802

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite and chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 138 x 215 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04480
Turner Bequest LXXIII 72 a

Catalogue entry

For the Chamonix valley and the village of Les Houches, see folios 64 and 71 of this sketchbook (D04463, D04478). Turner’s inscription, meaning ‘Ditto’, refers to the last of these.

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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