Joseph Mallord William Turner

The North Face of the Eiger from above Grindelwald

1802

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 156 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04677
Turner Bequest LXXVI 22

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s views of Grindelwald in this sketchbook, see especially folio 19 (D04674), and for the village and Turner’s work there, the Rhine, Strassburg, Oxford sketchbook, especially folio 29 (Tate D04768; Turner Bequest LXXVII 29). This sketch is from a very similar viewpoint to that on folio 31 of the Rhine book (Tate D04771; Turner Bequest LXXVII 31).
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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