Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Mountain Pass; ?St Gotthard. Building to the Right

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 201 × 156 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04693
Turner Bequest LXXVI 36 a

Catalogue entry

This view, drawn with the sketchbook inverted and continued as Ruskin observed on folio 37 (D04694), is probably another of its various drawings of the Reuss valley; for these see note to folio 30 (Tate D04686). It was probably made on the approaches to Wassen.

David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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