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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Lausanne 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 52 Recto:
Lausanne 1836
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 52
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Wall’
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘52’ top right and ‘320’ bottom right
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIII 52’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch shows Lausanne from the north-west, with figures in the foreground, the Dent d’Oche beyond the cathedral, and the town ‘wall’ in the near and middle distance.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Lausanne 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-lausanne-r1144680, accessed 29 March 2020.