Joseph Mallord William Turner

Four Sketches of Avise and Fort Roch in the Val d’Aosta

1836

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 190 × 113 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29068
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 19

Catalogue entry

This page contains four sketches, made working down the page from the outside edge with the sketchbook in the upright position:
i. Avise from the road to Fort Roch, looking north towards Mont Blanc, inscribed ‘Avise’, and ‘wood’, right.
ii. Avise from the Fort Roch road, looking down the Val d’Aosta.
iii. Mont Blanc from the Fort Roch road.
iv. (at bottom of page, inverted in relation to the other sketches on this page) Looking down the Val d’Aosta to Arvier from the old road above Leverogne, inscribed ‘Arvia’ to the right of the sketch.

David Hill
June 2010

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