Joseph Mallord William Turner

Chambéry from the South

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: 148 × 104 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29236
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 12 a

Catalogue entry

Chambéry is seen here from the south, looking over the town towards the Lac du Bourget, with the sharp ridge of the Croix du Nivolet to the right, and continued to the right above. Turner recorded similar material in a watercolour study (on the London art market in 1996).1

David Hill
June 2010

1
Christie’s sale, London, 2 April 1996, lot 63.

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