Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Sketches: Two Views of Bonneville Looking along the River Arve from Downstream; Panorama of Hills

1836

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29097
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 33 a

Catalogue entry

This page contains three sketches:
i. (main sketch, inverted in relation to main numbered series of subjects in the sketchbook) Bonneville from downstream on the River Arve (a more distant view than D29092; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 31 in this sketchbook); continued to the right on the following page, D29099; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 34a.
ii. (below right) Bonneville from downstream; a thumbnail sketch of a still more distant view, than the main sketch.
iii. (below left, inverted in relation to the main sketch) The left-hand part of a two-part panorama of range of hills, continued to the right on D29098; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 34, opposite. A castle stands on an eminence to the right.

David Hill
June 2010

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