Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Head of Lake Geneva from above Clarens Looking over Montreux towards Chillon

1836

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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
D29117
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 43 a

Catalogue entry

This is the left section of a two-part panorama of the head of Lake Geneva from above Clarens, looking over Montreux to the Castle of Chillon at the left, and panning across 180 degrees to the right on to the opposite page (D29118, Turner Bequest CCXCIII 44) to include the Castle of Chatelard.

David Hill
June 2010

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