Joseph Mallord William Turner

Views of Givet and Fort Charlemont, Looking Downstream

1824

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 118 x 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D19670
Turner Bequest CCXVI 60 a

Catalogue entry

These slight and loosely rendered sketches show Givet and the Fort Charlemont at a distance, as Turner made his way by boat towards Vireux. Similar views are shown on the folio opposite: Tate D19671; Turner Bequest CCXVI 61.

Alice Rylance-Watson
March 2014

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