Joseph Mallord William Turner

Two Views of Distant Mountains; One with Mont Cenis

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: 98 × 128 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D16709
Turner Bequest CXCII 35

Catalogue entry

This page contains two sketches of landscapes with distant mountains. The views remain unidentified although Turner has annotated the upper vista with the location of Mont Cenis. Similar studies can be found on folios 34 verso and 35 (D16706 and D16707; Turner Bequest CXCII 33a and 34).

Nicola Moorby
April 2013

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