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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner ?'Mont St Grave' 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
?‘Mont St Grave’ 1802
Turner Bequest LXXIX S
Pencil and black chalk on greyish buff laid paper, 453 x 601 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ?‘Mnt St Grave’ bottom right
Stamped in black ‘LXXIX S’ bottom right
Inscribed by a later hand in pencil ‘LXXIX S’ bottom right
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This sketch was made on one of the large loose sheets of French paper that Turner took with him to France and Switzerland in 1802. Turner’s inscription is not entirely clear and the subject has not so far been recognised.
Technical notes:
For the French paper see D04885.
Laid down

David Blayney Brown
January 2012

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘?‘Mont St Grave’ 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, January 2012, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-mont-st-grave-r1148469, accessed 28 May 2024.