Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches of Mountainous Landscape; Including One with a Lake

1820

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 128 x 98 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16642
Turner Bequest CXCII 1 a

Catalogue entry

This page contains two landscape sketches of mountainous landscape. The locations are currently unidentified although they perhaps relate to Turner’s passage through the Alps via the Mont Cenis pass, see folio 2 verso (D16643). The upper vista depicts a lake scene and the lower prospect includes a church or other building visible on the right-hand side.

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

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