Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 75 Verso:
The Roman Bridge at Pont St Martin, Val d’Aosta 1836
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 74a
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
A.J. Finberg, A Complete Inventory of the Drawings of the Turner Bequest, London 1909, vol.II, p.951, CCXCIV 74a, as ‘Bridge and buildings’.
David Hill, Joseph Mallord William Turner: Le Mont-Blanc et la Vallée d’Aoste, exhibition catalogue, Museo Archeologico Regionale, Aosta / Musée Archéologique Régional, Aoste 2000, p.237 reproduced, as ‘Il Ponte Romano ed il Paese di Pont Saint-Martin’.
Recorded in a photograph in the Witt Library, Coutauld Institute, London, as ‘Mountainous Scene with River Spanned by Bridge’ and the provenance given as ex Fine Art Society, London (collection of Mrs Bevan), 1946.
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