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

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner The Aiguille de Varan and Tête de Colonnay from near Cluses 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 50 Recto:
The Aiguille de Varan and Tête de Colonnay from near Cluses 1802
D04445
Turner Bequest LXXIII 50
Pencil on grey-buff laid paper, 138 x 215 mm
Inscribed by Turner in pencil ‘Cluses’ bottom right
Numbered by a later hand in pencil ‘50’ and stamped in black ‘LXXIII 50’ bottom left, descending vertically
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
For Cluses see especially folio 49 of this sketchbook (D04444), and also folios 51 and 52 (D04446, D04447). The mountains in this sketch are identified by David Hill.
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David Blayney Brown
June 2004

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘The Aiguille de Varan and Tête de Colonnay from near Cluses 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, June 2004, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-aiguille-de-varan-and-tete-de-colonnay-from-near-cluses-r1133074, accessed 19 May 2022.