Joseph Mallord William Turner

Ussel Castle, Val d’Aosta, from Chatillon

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: 104 x 148 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D41206

Catalogue entry

The few slight pencil lines here record the view from Chatillon, Val d’Aosta, looking from the upper bridge across the lower bridge to the Castle of Ussel, (inscribed ‘Oussel’) on an eminence opposite. Turner sketched similar subjects in this sketchbook (D29220, D29268, D29269, D29313; D29314; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 4a, 30, 30a 54a, 55).

David Hill
June 2010

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