Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Sketches: The Croix des Têtes above St Martin; ?View up the Maurienne Valley from near St Martin

1836

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 148 x 104 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D29229
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 9

Catalogue entry

This page contains two sketches, drawn with the page upright:
i. (above) A view in the Maurienne valley near St Martin-de-la-Porte, probably the continuation to the right of a sketch (i) on the facing page (D29228; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 8a), looking up the valley from near St Martin-de-la-la Porte.
ii. (below) The Croix des Têtes above St Martin-de-la-Porte with ‘Snow’ on the peak and the River Arc (inscribed ‘Arche’) in the foreground.

David Hill
June 2010

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