Joseph Mallord William Turner

View on the River Saône between Mâcon and Trévoux

1819

Not on display

Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 114 × 185 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D14044
Turner Bequest CLXXIII 34

Catalogue entry

This sketch depicts a view on the River Saône which formed part of Turner’s route between Chalon-sur-Saône and Lyon. The precise location is currently unidentified although it is likely to represent somewhere between Mâcon and Trévoux, see folios 30 and 39 respectively (D14036 and D14052).

Nicola Moorby
March 2013

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