Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches of Villeneuve at the Head of Lake Geneva, Looking towards Chillon

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
D29113
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 41 a

Catalogue entry

This page contains two sketches, drawn inverted in relation to main numbered sequence of subjects in the sketchbook:
i. (main sketch) The old bridge and gate (which have now disappeared) of Villeneuve at the head of Lake Geneva, with Villeneuve Church to the right and the Castle of Chillon in the centre distance.
ii. (above left) Villeneuve from the south, a more distant view than (i).

David Hill
June 2010

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