This view of Villeneuve, Val d’Aosta, includes the old church in foreground, Château d’Argent above left and the tower house (or Tour Colin) at La Crete to the right. Turner recorded similar material, from a rather different viewpoint, in a watercolour of Chatel Argent, Villenueve, Val d’Aosta (National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin).1
Andrew Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p.473 no. 1442 as ‘Landscape with river, ?1836’.
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