Joseph Mallord William Turner

View in the Maurienne Valley, Savoy, on the Road to the Mont Cenis Pass

1819

Not on display
Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 x 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14137
Turner Bequest CLXXIII 86 a

Catalogue entry

This rather sparse, schematic sketch depicts a view of the Maurienne Valley in Savoy. As Turner’s inscription indicates, the prospect looks east in the direction of Mont Cenis.

Nicola Moorby
March 2013

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