Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Sketches: From Lake Geneva Looking to the Mountains Above St Gingolph; Two Sketches of ?the Valley of Chamonix from the Path to the Montenvers


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Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Graphite on paper
Support: 113 x 190 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 32 a

Catalogue entry

This page contains three sketches:
i. (main sketch, inverted in relation to main numbered series of subjects in the sketchbook) The right part of a double-page spread continued from D29095; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 33, opposite, recording the view from Lake Geneva towards the mountains on the south shore above St Gingolph, with a small boat in the foreground.
ii. (to right, drawn with sketchbook held upright) ?Chamonix from the path to the Montenvers; a very vigorous sketch with a soft pencil.
iii. (below, inverted in relation to main sketch) ?Chamonix from the path to the Montenvers.

David Hill
June 2010

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