Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches of Ramparts, ?Peronne; ?Part of Mont Blanc from near Les Houches

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
D29172
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 72

Catalogue entry

This page contains three sketches, drawn inverted in relation to the main numbered sequence of subjects in the sketchbook:
i. (main sketch) Ramparts, perhaps at Peronne, with windmills in the distance.
ii. (above) Fortifications and barracks, also perhaps at Peronne. Inscribed ‘[?] Parule Peron’
iii. (right) A few lines of continuation of the sketch, perhaps of Mont Blanc from near Les Houches, on the facing page (D29171; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 71a).

David Hill
June 2010

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