Joseph Mallord William Turner

?Mont Blanc from near Les Houches

1836

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29171
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 71 a

Catalogue entry

Drawn inverted in relation to the main numbered sequence of subjects in the sketchbook, this sketch of a high mountain road with a gallery to the right might record Mont Blanc from near Les Houches. The subject is continued in a few lines on the facing page (D29172; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 72).

David Hill
June 2010

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