Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches: The Croix des Têtes above St Martin-de-la-Porte and St Martin de Maurienne from Below

1836

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 148 × 104 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29228
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 8 a

Catalogue entry

This page contains two sketches, drawn with the page upright:
i. The Croix des Têtes looking down the Maurienne Valley at ‘St Martin’-de-la-Porte; perhaps continued to the right on the facing page (D29229; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 9), as signified by the inscription ‘go x’ below.
ii. A view of ‘St Michel’ from below, looking up the valley, with the church and fort to the left.

David Hill
June 2010

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