Joseph Mallord William Turner

Mountains, Savoy

1820

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 98 × 128 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16690
Turner Bequest CXCII 25

Catalogue entry

This page contains two swift and rather rough views of mountains relating to Turner’s return journey through Savoy in January 1820. There is a partially illegible inscription labelling the sketches. However, the precise locations remain unidentified.

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

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