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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner From above the Tower House at La Crete, Looking down the Val d'Aosta with Villeneuve Old Church to the Right 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 61 Recto:
From above the Tower House at La Crete, Looking down the Val d’Aosta with Villeneuve Old Church to the Right 1836
D29324
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 60
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘60’ top left, running vertically, and with the Turner Bequest schedule number ‘357’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIV 60’ top right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Villeneuve, Val d’Aosta, with the old church from the north bank of the river is seen here from near the tower house (or Tour Colin) at La Crete, in the left foreground

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘From above the Tower House at La Crete, Looking down the Val d’Aosta with Villeneuve Old Church 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-from-above-the-tower-house-at-la-crete-looking-down-the-val-r1144874, accessed 22 January 2022.