Joseph Mallord William Turner

Wooded Hills near Autun

1802

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 138 x 215 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D04416
Turner Bequest LXXIII 24

Catalogue entry

For Autun see folios 20, 22 and 23 of this sketchbook (D04412, D04414, D04415). This is one of several sketches made on the next leg of Turner’s journey, to Chalon-sur-Saône along a hilly road that led to the ridge of the Chalonnais escarpment and then down into the river plain; see also folios 21, 23 and 25 (D04413, D04415, D04417).
Verso:
Blank

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

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