Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three Views in the Maurienne Valley, Savoy; Including One of the Grand Perron des Encombres from St-Jean-de-Maurienne

1819

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14129
Turner Bequest CLXXIII 82 a

Catalogue entry

This page contains three sketches depicting views in the Maurienne Valley, Savoy, on the approach towards St-Jean-de-Maurienne, the capital city of the valley. The bottom sketch includes the jagged profile of the mountain range known as the Grand Perron des Encombres, as seen from the south-west. A view of the peaks from the opposite side can be found on folio 85 verso (D14135).

Nicola Moorby
March 2013

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