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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Mountains 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 2 Recto:
Mountains 1802
D04591
Turner Bequest LXXV 2
Pencil and white chalk on white wove paper prepared with grey wash, 315 x 473 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘2’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXV 2’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
These mountains may be in the Arve Valley or near Chamonix in view of adjacent subjects from the sketchbook.

David Blayney Brown
October 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Mountains 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, October 2011, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, August 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-mountains-r1146472, accessed 23 June 2024.