Joseph Mallord William Turner

Chambéry from the North

1836

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 × 148 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29250
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 21

Catalogue entry

Here Chambéry is seen from the north, with the mountains of the Chartreuse beyond, including the slopes up to La Charmette, the early residence of the author Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

David Hill
June 2010

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