Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Tour de St Michel and Mont Blanc from near Servoz

1802

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 138 x 215 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04458
Turner Bequest LXXIII 61

Catalogue entry

For the Tour de St Michel, near Servoz, see folio 1 of this sketchbook (D04393), and also folios 60, 62 and 63 (D04457, D04459, D04461). The same cross, and a related inscription, appears on folio 60. Mont Blanc appears in the distance. Besides these three sketches, Turner also made drawing in his larger St Gothard and Mont Blanc sketchbook (Tate D04606, D04640; Turner Bequest LXXV 14, 48).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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