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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Chalon-sur-Saône 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 18 Recto:
Chalon-sur-Saône 1802
Turner Bequest LXXIII 18
Pencil on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Do’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 18’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Turner’s inscription, meaning ‘Ditto’, refers to his first drawing of Chalon-sur-Saône in this sketchbook, folio 17 (D04409), which see for comment. Turner has used two pencils here, a sharp one for outlines and a soft for shading.

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Chalon-sur-Saône 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-chalon-sur-saone-r1133037, accessed 13 June 2024.