Joseph Mallord William Turner

View on the River Saône with a ?Distant View of Anse

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
D14038
Turner Bequest CLXXIII 31

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 the distinctive two-towered building on the right may be the thirteenth-century Château des Tours at Anse.

Nicola Moorby
March 2013

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