Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Château d’Argent above Villeneuve, Val d’Aosta

1836

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 104 x 148 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29321
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 58 a

Catalogue entry

This very scrappy sketch, made in great haste, glimpses Château d’Argent at Villeneuve, Val d’Aosta. There is what appears to be a chapel above right, now replaced by a statue of the Madonna.

David Hill
June 2010

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