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

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Joseph Mallord William Turner ?Fourvoirie, Gorges du Guiers Mort, Chartreuse 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
?Fourvoirie, Gorges du Guiers Mort, Chartreuse 1802
D04520
Turner Bequest LXXIV 27
Pencil, black chalk and white gouache on greyish-buff laid paper, 282 x 214 mm
Stamped in black ‘LXXIV 27’ bottom right
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Turner’s visit to the Chartreuse in 1802 see Introduction to the sketchbook.
The early title for this drawing, given by John Ruskin, seems right as far as it goes but the mill might be that formerly at Fourvoirie (destroyed in 1935); see also, from this sketchbook, D04516; Turner Bequest LXXIV 23.
Verso:
Blank, inscribed perhaps by a later hand in pencil ‘11’

David Blayney Brown
September 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?Fourvoirie, Gorges du Guiers Mort, Chartreuse 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, September 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-fourvoirie-gorges-du-guiers-mort-chartreuse-r1146387, accessed 23 June 2024.