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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Chissey: Château and Bridge 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Recto:
Chissey: Château and Bridge 1802
Turner Bequest LXXIII 14
Pencil, lightly touched with white chalk on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Cessay’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIII 14’ bottom left, descending vertically
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Chissey lies in the Vallée du Ternin, the eastern border of the Morvan between Saulieu and Autun. Turner made this sketch and two others on folios 15 and 16 of this sketchbook (D04407, D04408).

David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Chissey: Château and Bridge 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-chissey-chateau-and-bridge-r1133033, accessed 13 June 2024.