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

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Isère Valley near Grenoble 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 77 Verso:
The Isère Valley near Grenoble 1802
D04490
Turner Bequest LXXIII 77a
Pencil, lightly touched with white chalk on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Vale of Iser Grenoble’ top right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 77a’ bottom right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Grenoble see folio 76 verso of this sketchbook (D04488). This is a view up the flat base of the Isère valley, taken from the east of the city near the Lyon road and looking towards Mont Blanc.

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Isère Valley near Grenoble 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-the-isere-valley-near-grenoble-r1133119, accessed 26 December 2014.