Joseph Mallord William TurnerThe Roman Bridge at Pont St Martin, Val d'Aosta 1836

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Artist
Title
The Roman Bridge at Pont St Martin, Val d'Aosta
From Fort Bard Sketchbook
Turner Bequest CCXCIV
Date 1836
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionssupport: 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
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Catalogue entry

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 76 Verso:
The Roman Bridge at Pont St Martin, Val d’Aosta 1836
D29352
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 75a
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
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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