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: 549 x 719 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04881
Turner Bequest LXXIX G

Catalogue entry

See notes to D04880; Turner Bequest LXXIX F for drawings of the Valley of Chamonix and Mer de Glace made on large loose sheets of grey-washed paper which Turner took with him to France and Switzerland in 1802.
Technical notes:
For the paper and preparation see notes to D04875.
Verso:
Laid down

David Blayney Brown
January 2012

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