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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Looking up the Val d'Aosta from below Verres to Issogne Castle 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 62 Recto:
Looking up the Val d’Aosta from below Verres to Issogne Castle 1836
D29326
Turner Bequest CCXCIV 61
Pencil on white wove paper, 104 x 148 mm
Watermarked ‘Fratelli’
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘61’ top left, running vertically, and with the Turner Bequest schedule number ‘357’ top right, running vertically
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIV 61’ top right, running vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch, from below Verres, looks up the Val d’Aosta, with Issogne Castle to the left. Turner sketched a similar view on the verso (D29327; Turner Bequest CCXCIV 61a).

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Looking up the Val d’Aosta from below Verres to Issogne Castle 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-looking-up-the-val-daosta-from-below-verres-to-issogne-r1144876, accessed 22 April 2021.