Joseph Mallord William Turner The Isère Valley near Grenoble 1802

Artwork details

The Isère Valley near Grenoble
From France, Savoy, Piedmont Sketchbook
Turner Bequest LXXIII
Date 1802
Medium Graphite and chalk on paper
Dimensions Support: 138 x 215 mm
Acquisition Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest LXXIII 77 a
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Catalogue entry

For Grenoble see folio 76 verso of this sketchbook (D04488). This is a view up the flat base of the Isère valley, taken from the east of the city near the Lyon road and looking towards Mont Blanc.

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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