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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Panoramas of Lake Geneva between Lausanne and Geneva 1836

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 49 Verso:
Panoramas of Lake Geneva between Lausanne and Geneva 1836
D29129
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains three sketches, drawn inverted in relation to the main sequence of subjects in the sketchbook:
i. (main sketch, bottom) The central section of a three-part panorama of Lake Geneva between Lausanne and Geneva, with figures in a rowing boat, one with a raised umbrella, continued to the left on the opposite page (D29130; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 50) and to the right immediately above.
ii. (middle) Continuation of (i) to the right.
iii. (top) The right section of a two-part panorama of Lake Geneva from the lake nearing Geneva, continued to the right from the opposite page (D29130; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 50), looking here towards the towers of Geneva Cathedral in the left distance.

David Hill
June 2010

How to cite

David Hill, ‘Panoramas of Lake Geneva between Lausanne and Geneva 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-panoramas-of-lake-geneva-between-lausanne-and-geneva-r1144675, accessed 24 November 2020.