Joseph Mallord William Turner

Figures on a Mountain Road, Probably the Mont Cenis Pass

1836

In Tate Britain

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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
D29262
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 27

Catalogue entry

This sketch includes a caravan of figures on what appears to be a high mountain road, probably the crossing of the Mont Cenis Pass.

David Hill
June 2010

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