Joseph Mallord William Turner

Spiez, Lake Thun, with the Niesen and Blümlisalp

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 156 x 201 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04653
Turner Bequest LXXVI 5

Catalogue entry

This is one of a number of sketches in this book made during Turner’s passage by boat from Thun to Unterseen; for the journey see note to folio 1 (D04649). A more distant view of Spiez, on the southern shore, probably appears on folio 4 (D04652).
Verso:
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David Blayney Brown
March 2004

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