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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Range of Mountains 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 4 Recto:
Range of Mountains 1802
Turner Bequest LXXV 4
Pencil and white chalk on white wove paper prepared with grey wash, 315 x 473 mm
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘4’ bottom left, descending vertically
Stamped in black ‘LXXV 4’ bottom left, descending vertically
Blind-stamped with the Turner Bequest monogram towards bottom right
As in adjacent drawings from this sketchbook, these mountain slopes are probably near Chamonix. The paper is discoloured.

David Blayney Brown
October 2011

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Range of 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-range-of-mountains-r1146476, accessed 23 June 2024.