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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner Four Sketches of Towers Amongst Mountains, Possibly in the Maurienne Valley 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 14 Verso:
Four Sketches of Towers Amongst Mountains, Possibly in the Maurienne Valley 1836
D29240
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 14a
Pencil on white wove paper, 148 x 104 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains four quick sketches, drawn with the page upright:
i. (top) A tower on a hillside, ?possibly in the Maurienne Valley.
ii A tower amongst mountains, possibly in the Maurienne Valley.
iii A tower amongst mountains, possibly in the Maurienne Valley.
iv A tower amongst mountains, possibly in the Maurienne Valley. Turner painted a watercolour of a very similar subject (Tate D36223; Turner Bequest CCCLXIV 361).

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Four Sketches of Towers Amongst Mountains, Possibly in the Maurienne Valley 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-four-sketches-of-towers-amongst-mountains-possibly-in-the-r1144791, accessed 26 May 2019.