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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?In the Val d'Aosta 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 92 Recto:
?In the Val d’Aosta 1836
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 92
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘92’ top right and ‘320’ bottom right
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIII 92’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This side of the page is now bound as the recto. The sketch, not numbered or described by Finberg, depicts a church tower framed in valley, perhaps the Val d’Aosta, with a castle above right.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘?In the Val d’Aosta 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-in-the-val-daosta-r1144760, accessed 20 September 2020.