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

Joseph Mallord William Turner Lake Thun, with Distant Alps 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
Lake Thun, with Distant Alps 1802
D04650
Turner Bequest LXXVI 2
Pencil on white laid paper, 156 x 201 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘L Thun’ bottom right
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ bottom right, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXVI 2’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is one of a number of sketches in this book made during Turner’s passage by boat from Thun to Unterseen. For the journey see note to folio 1 (D04649).
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David Blayney Brown
March 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Lake Thun, with Distant Alps 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-lake-thun-with-distant-alps-r1133125, accessed 24 May 2015.