J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Aiguilles 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Verso:
Aiguilles 1802
Turner Bequest LXXV 2a
Pencil and white chalk on white wove paper prepared with grey wash, 315 x 473 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXV 2a’ top left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
These mountains, sketched in a very slight outline, may be in the Arve Valley or near Chamonix in view of adjacent subjects from the sketchbook. The paper is rubbed, and discoloured due to deposits in the grey-wash preparation.

David Blayney Brown
October 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Aiguilles 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-aiguilles-r1146473, accessed 23 June 2024.