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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bonneville; Bridge over the River Arve 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 47 Recto:
Bonneville; Bridge over the River Arve 1802
D04442
Turner Bequest LXXIII 47
Pencil on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Bonville’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 47’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Bonneville see especially folio 46 of this sketchbook (D04440), which has a sketch of mountains probably extending those seen here towards the right, and also folio 48 (D04443). Turner made two larger drawings in his St Gothard and Mont Blanc sketchbook (Tate D04599; Turner Bequest LXXV 7, and D04608; Turner Bequest LXXV 16).
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Bonneville; Bridge over the River Arve 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 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-bonneville-bridge-over-the-river-arve-r1133071, accessed 02 October 2014.