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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Fort Bard, Looking up the Val d'Aosta, with the Rock Gate of Donnas to the Right 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 43 Recto:
Fort Bard, Looking up the Val d’Aosta, with the Rock Gate of Donnas to the Right 1836
D29288
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 42
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘42’ top left, running vertically, and with the Turner Bequest schedule number ‘357’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIV 42’ top right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch depicts Fort Bard, Val d’Aosta, with the Strada Romana and Rock Arch at Donnas to the right.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Fort Bard, Looking up the Val d’Aosta, with the Rock Gate of Donnas to the Right 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-fort-bard-looking-up-the-val-daosta-with-the-rock-gate-of-r1144838, accessed 20 October 2021.