Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Castle of St Pierre, Val d’Aosta, from the North

1836

In Tate Britain

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 × 148 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29356
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 78

Catalogue entry

In this sketch the Castle of St Pierre, Val d’Aosta, is seen from the north, from a viewpoint slightly further right of D29358; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 79 nearby in the sketchbook, with the peak of La Grivola to the right.

David Hill
June 2010

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