Joseph Mallord William Turner

The River Arve with Distant Aiguilles

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Chalk and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 315 x 473 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04593
Turner Bequest LXXV 3

Catalogue entry

Turner’s inscription indicates the River Arve, which Turner followed on his approach to Chamonix.

David Blayney Brown
October 2011

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