Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches: Aosta, Looking up the Valley;?Alpine Scene

1836

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 113 x 190 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29197
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 84 a

Catalogue entry

This page contains two sketches:
i. (right, drawn with the page upright) Aosta from the east, from near Chateau ‘[?]Quart’, looking up the Val d’Aosta. Similar material is recorded in a watercolour of Aosta (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.1
ii. (left, drawn with the page upright) A few scribbled lines, almost illegible but probably depicting scenery in the Alps.

David Hill
June 2010

1
Andrew Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg 1979, p.472 no.1439.

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