Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Old Post House on the Mont Cenis Pass

1836

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 x 148 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29371
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 86 a

Catalogue entry

The old post house on the Mont Cenis Pass, seen in this sketch, still stands, just at the beginning of the descent from the Col towards Lanslebourg.

David Hill
June 2010

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