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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Mont Blanc from Chamonix 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 26 Verso:
Mont Blanc from Chamonix 1836
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 26a
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This is the left half of a two-part panorama of Mont Blanc from Chamonix, looking over the Plan d’Aiguille to the Aiguille du Midi at the centre and continued to the right on D29084; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 27, opposite. The view is similar to that on the preceding double-page spread, D29081–D29082; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 25a–26, but from a lower viewpoint in the town.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Mont Blanc from Chamonix 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-mont-blanc-from-chamonix-r1144632, accessed 25 February 2021.