Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ruined Château near the River Saône

1819

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 × 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14060
Turner Bequest CLXXIII 45

Catalogue entry

The ruined hilltop château which forms the subject of this small sketch has not been identified. However, it appears to be the same building which appears within two variant views from the River Saône on the outskirts of Lyon in folio 44 verso (D14059).

Nicola Moorby
March 2013

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