Joseph Mallord William Turner

Three sketches: A View near ?Bonneville; A view on Lake Geneva; and a Panorama of Hills

1836

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 × 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29098
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 34

Catalogue entry

This page contains three sketches:
i. (main sketch, inverted in relation to the main numbered series of subjects in the sketchbook) A scene in the ?Arve Valley; a church to the right, and a castle on eminence in the distance, perhaps Faucigny from near Bonneville.
ii. (Left, drawn with the sketchbook upright) Boats on Lake Geneva, continued to the left, above.
iii. (Below, inverted in relation to the main sketch) The right-hand part of a two-part panorama of a range of hills, continued from D29097; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 33a, opposite, possibly depicting The Mole, or Mont Salève to the right.

David Hill
June 2010

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