J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner A Mountain Pass; ?St Gotthard 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 36 Recto:
A Mountain Pass; ?St Gotthard 1802
D04692
Turner Bequest LXXVI 36
Pencil on white laid paper, 156 x 201 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘36’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXVI 36’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is probably another of the various drawings of the Reuss valley in this sketchbook; for these see note to folio 30 (D04686). It was probably made on the approaches to Wassen.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘A Mountain Pass; ?St Gotthard 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, March 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-a-mountain-pass-st-gotthard-r1133167, accessed 21 December 2014.