Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Sketches on Lake Geneva near Clarens and Montreux

1836

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 190 x 113 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29110
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 40

Catalogue entry

This page contains three sketches, made with the page upright and working down the page from the outside edge:
i. A boat by the shore of Lake Geneva, perhaps near Clarens.
ii. The corniche by Lake Geneva, probably in the region of Chillon or Montreux.
iii. A road by Lake Geneva in the same region; carriages and figures in foreground.

David Hill
June 2010

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