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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Chambéry from the South-East 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 27 Recto:
Chambéry from the South-East 1836
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 26
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘26’ bottom right, descending vertically, and with the Turner Bequest schedule number ‘357’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIV 26’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
See notes to D29257; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 24a for a series of views in the sketchbook, including this, and a similar watercolour, recording Chambéry from the south-east on the road to Les Charmettes. The present sketch is taken from a slightly higher viewpoint than the sketch on the facinng page (D29259; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 25a).

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Chambéry from the South-East 1836 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2010, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, February 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-chambery-from-the-south-east-r1144812, accessed 25 October 2021.