Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Gorges du Guiers Mort, Chartreuse; Possibly the Porte de l’Enclos

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Gouache, graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 283 x 212 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04526
Turner Bequest LXXIV 33

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s visit to the Chartreuse in 1802 see Introduction to the sketchbook.
This is one of the small number of leaves from this sketchbook that Turner worked up with watercolour.
Verso:
Blank, inscribed perhaps by a later hand in pencil ‘15’

David Blayney Brown
September 2011

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