Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Roman Bridge at Pont St Martin, Val d’Aosta

1836

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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
D29352
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 75 a

Catalogue entry

This is the Roman bridge at Pont St Martin, Val d’Aosta, as also painted by Turner in a similar view in watercolour (currently untraced).1

David Hill
June 2010

1
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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