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 Verso:
Chambéry from the South-East 1836
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 26a
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Lake’
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, and a similar watercolour, recording Chambéry from the south-east on the road to Les Charmettes.
The present sketch is taken from a still higher viewpoint than that on the recto (D29260; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 26).

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-r1144813, accessed 17 October 2021.