Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Castles of St Pierre, Sarriod and Château d’Argent, Looking up the Val d’Aosta from below St Pierre

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
D29319
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 57 a

Catalogue entry

This view looks up the Val d’Aosta, with the Château of St Pierre (right), Sarriod (centre left) and Château d’Argent tower on the hill in the distance. There is a figure on the road in foreground. Turner sketched the same view on a larer scale and in much greater detail in Tate D34514; Turner Bequest CCCXLIV 150.

David Hill
June 2010

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