Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Nant d’Arpenaz, Arve Valley

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
D04632
Turner Bequest LXXV 40

Catalogue entry

Turner’s label for this drawing, also numbered ‘19’, reads ‘St Martin’, the location given by Finberg for this waterfall. The Nant d’Arpenaz descends into the Arve Valley from limestone crags near St Martin and Magland. For St Martin in this sketchbook see notes to D04602; Turner Bequest LXXV 10.
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David Blayney Brown
October 2011

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