Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Valley of Chamonix

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
D04590
Turner Bequest LXXV 1

Catalogue entry

Numbered and stamped as the recto, this side of the leaf is actually bound as the verso. The subject is probably near Chamonix, seen as Turner approached along the valley of the River Arve.

David Blayney Brown
October 2011

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