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 50 Recto:
Panoramas of Lake Geneva between Lausanne and Geneva 1836
D29130
Turner Bequest CCXCIII 50
Pencil on white wove paper, 113 x 190 mm
Inscribed, possibly by John Ruskin, in blue ink ‘50’ bottom left, inverted, and ‘320’ top left, inverted
Stamped in brown ‘CCXCIII 50’ top left, inverted
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
This page contains two sketches, drawn inverted in relation to the main numbered sequence of subjects in the sketchbook:
i. (main sketch, bottom) The left section of a three-part panorama, of Lake Geneva from the Lake between Lausanne and Geneva, continued to the right on the opposite page (D29129; Turner Bequest CCXCIII 49a).
ii. (above) A panorama of Lake Geneva from the lake nearing Geneva, continued to the right on the opposite page as before.

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-r1144676, accessed 23 November 2020.