Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Sketches in the Vicinity of St Michel de Maurienne

1836

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 148 x 104 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29227
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 8

Catalogue entry

This page contains three sketches, drawn inverted in relation to the main numbered sequence of subjects in the sketchbook and with the page upright:
i. (top) A sharp ridge impending over a narrow mountain valley, probably near St Martin de Maurienne.
ii. The Pas du Roc below St Michel de Maurienne.
iii. (inverted in relation to the main sketch) ‘St Michel’ from a similar, but more distant viewpoint to another sketch in this book (D29224; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 6a), figures in the foreground.

David Hill
June 2010

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