Joseph Mallord William Turner

Four Sketches of Towers Amongst Mountains, Possibly in the Maurienne Valley

1836

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 148 x 104 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29240
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 14 a

Catalogue entry

This page contains four quick sketches, drawn with the page upright:
i. (top) A tower on a hillside, ?possibly in the Maurienne Valley.
ii A tower amongst mountains, possibly in the Maurienne Valley.
iii A tower amongst mountains, possibly in the Maurienne Valley.
iv A tower amongst mountains, possibly in the Maurienne Valley. Turner painted a watercolour of a very similar subject (Tate D36223; Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 361).

David Hill
June 2010

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