Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Pic de l’Oeillette, Gorges du Guiers Mort, Chartreuse

1802

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk, gouache and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 284 x 213 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04528
Turner Bequest LXXIV 35

Catalogue entry

For Turner’s visit to the Chartreuse in 1802 see Introduction to the sketchbook. Turner shows the limestone needle, the Pic de l’Oeillette, and one of the two gates guarding the road towards the monastery of the Grande Chartreuse. For the Pic see, in this sketchbook, D04527; Turner Bequest LXXIV 34.
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David Blayney Brown
September 2011

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